Future of Cancer Health Economics Research Virtual Conference December 2020

As part of HEROiC, the Interagency Consortium to Promote Health Economics Research on Cancer, and in collaboration with scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society, the Division of Cancer Control and Population Science (DCCPS) of the National Cancer Institute hosted a virtual conference, the Future of Cancer Health Economics Research Conference on December 2 - 3, 2020. This conference included presentations on challenges to conducting cancer health economics research and participatory discussions on activities to help support and enhance development of this field. Over 400 individuals registered for this virtual conference, which was free and open to the public.

The December 2020 virtual conference was one step in the development of the field of Cancer Health Economics Research; to help further enhance this field and provide additional opportunities for stakeholder engagement, materials from the conference are available for download. These include the conference agenda and program book; slides from conference presentations; and recordings of conference presentations and focused sessions. Feel free to download and share these resources. Please address any comments or questions to NCIcancerecon@mail.nih.gov.

Agenda

Click here (PDF, 134 KB) for the conference agenda.

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Presentations

Day One

Presentation Presenter(s)
Meeting Introduction and Overview (PDF, 370 KB)
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Michael Halpern, MD, PhD, MPH
NCI Portfolio Analysis: Funded Grants with Economic Outcomes/Analyses (PDF, 318 KB)
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Michael Halpern, MD, PhD, MPH
Cancer Health Economics Research Literature Meta-Review: Published Systematic Reviews in Cancer Health Economics Research and Gaps in the Literature (PDF, 399 KB)
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Amy Davidoff, PhD
NCI Activities Related to Health Economics Research (PDF, 1.1 MB)
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Paul Doria-Rose, PhD, DVM
Cancer Primary Prevention Economics Research: Current Challenges and Next Steps (PDF, 810 KB)
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Donatus (Don) U. Ekwueme, PhD and Donald Kenkel, PhD
Cancer Screening/Diagnosis Economics Research: Current Challenges and Next Steps (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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Lindsay Sabik, PhD and Natasha Stout, PhD
Discussion: Cancer Prevention and Screening Economics Research
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Co-Moderators: Katie (Catherine) McMahon, MPH, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and John Wong, MD, Tufts Medical Center
Cancer Treatment Economics Research: Current Challenges and Next Steps (PDF, 2.1 MB)
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Deb Schrag, MD, MPH and James Yu, MD, MHS
Cancer Survivorship and Supportive Care Economics Research: Current Challenges and Next Steps (PDF, 779 KB)
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Lauren Nicholas, PhD
Discussion: Cancer Treatment, Survivorship, and Supportive Care Economics Research
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Co-Moderators: Jennifer Malin, MD, PhD, UnitedHealthcare and Shelley Fuld Nasso, MPP, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Focused Session 1: What do we need to be successful? Communicating health economics research to non-researcher audiences
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Moderator: Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS, Duke University; Members: Aaron Carroll, MD, Indiana University; Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, Vanderbilt University; Margot Sanger-Katz, New York Times

Day Two

Presentation Presenter(s)
Focused Session 2: What do we need to be successful? New data infrastructures, resources, and linkages
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Moderator: Scott Ramsey, MD, PhD, University of Washington; Members: Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, Vanderbilt University; Lindsey Enewold, PhD, MPH, NCI; Danielle Gentile, PhD, Levine Cancer Institute; Angela Mariotto , PhD, NCI
Future of SEER-CMS Linkages (PDF, 252 KB) Lindsey Enewold, PhD, MPH
Focused Session 2 Presentation (PDF, 176 KB) Angela Mariotto, PhD
Focused Session 3: What do we need to be successful? Conducting cancer health economics research with a goal of enhancing health equity
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Co-Moderators: Cathy Bradley, PhD, University of Colorado; Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance; Member: Beverly Moy, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; Kosali Simon, PhD, Indiana University
Focused Session 3 Presentation (PDF, 274 KB) Cathy Bradley, PhD
Conducting Health Economics Research to Enhance Cancer Equity: Clinical Trials (PDF, 1.1 MB) Beverly Moy, MD, MPH
Future of Health Economics: Equity Angles (PDF, 847 KB) Kosali Simon, PhD
Results from Pre-Conference Survey on Cancer Health Economics Research Barriers and Priorities (PDF, 309 KB)
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Michael Halpern, MD, PhD
Reporting from Action Breakout Sessions
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Synthesis of Conference (PDF, 1.1 MB)
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Robin Yabroff, PhD, MBA
Closing Remarks (PDF, 244 KB)
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Michael Halpern, MD, PhD
Last Updated: 20 Jul, 2021