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2023 SEER Workshop Material Available

This year’s SEER Workshop was excellent in providing lots of information on the new Toronto Staging for pediatric cancers (mandatory collection slated for 2025), 2024 SPCSM changes; Cancer PathCHART, LAMN/HAMN, Bile duct anatomy, H&N HPV histologies, Inter-& Extrahepatic Bile Duct Anatomy, and Brain & other STR sites. As a result, the LTR would like to share several of the PowerPoint presentation slides with LCRA members as they make excellent references for these specific topics.

2024 SPCSM Changes
Cancer PathCHART
Toronto Staging & the PDCS
Updates on HPV Related Head & Neck Carcinoma Pathology

2023 SEER*Educate Brain & Other Sites
  |  Slides

Accurate Staging & Diagnosis

Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms
Diagnosis Staging Outcomes

Extra/Intrahepatic Bile Ducts & Liver
Anatomy & Primary Site

LAMN & HAMN Coding
Handouts  | Slides
Appendix Anatomy
Determining Behavior & Histology
EOD SS2018

Anatomy & Primary Site
HPV-Related Histology Coding
SSDIs, Schema Discriminators & SEER SSF1

Free Training for Louisiana Registrars

LTR’s FLccSC Training Materials:
FREE CEs are available to all state reporters via LTR’s E-Learning system, FLccSC. Please visit the LTR Website and click on the FLccSC logo to view the short instructional video that provides access & user info. *Registration is required for access.

Live viewing:
To see if it is available in your area, contact your LTR Regional Coordinator.

Recorded viewing:
Please complete the NAACCR Webinar Series & Request Form

*All recorded viewing participants must follow LTR’s Procedure for Receiving CE Credit for Recorded NAACCR Webinar Viewing in order to receive credit from NCRA.

2021-2023 NEW FLccSC Courses Added:
Several NEW courses have been added to FLccSC. The newly added courses include: (*these webinars in particular contain extremely important information.)

NAACCR 2021-2022 Webinar Series:

  • BACK TO THE FUTURE – What Year Is It, and What Did I Miss? *CoC Standards Compliance

NAACCR 2022-2023 Webinar Series:

  • BREAST – Part 1 & 2**
  • BOOT CAMP 2023
  • PROSTATE 2023
  • LOWER GI 2023 – Part 1
  • LOWER GI 2023 – Part 2
  • MELANOMA 2023
  • It Worked For Me In-FUN-matics in the Cancer Registry (CoC Specific)
  • Coding Pitfalls 2023

NAACCR Update Implementation Webinars:

  • v23 Update: ICD O, Solid Tumor Rules, SSDI**
  • Cancer PathCHART: CANCER Pathology Coding Histology & Registration Terminology

NAACCR 2023-2024 Webinar Series:

  • LUNG – PART 1
  • LUNG – PART 2
  • BOOT CAMPS 1 & 2
  • CNS
  • Life in a CoC-Accredited Facility in 2024
  • Coding Pitfalls

V24 Update: ICD O, Solid Tumor Rules, SSDIs & Surgery Codes *very important!
2023-2024 NAACCR Webinar Series:
Radiology and Radiation (R&R)
Liver and Bile Ducts
• Pancreas *Newly Added
• Boot Camp Parts 1 & 2 *Newly Added

*As a reminder, LTR’s FLccSC training materials, which provide FREE CEUs where indicated, are available FREE to all state reporters who submit cases to the LTR. If you have not registered for FLccSC and would like more information, please visit the LTR Website, and click on the FLccSC logo to view a short instructional access video. Happy viewing!

IMPORTANT UPDATE   Webinar CE Expiration Date Changes
Initially, NAACCR webinars expired 2yrs s/p the LIVE air date for each webinar making things a bit complicated. To simplify things, NCRA has agreed to allow ALL NAACCR webinars in a series to have the SAME expiration date which is NOW 2yrs s/p the date of the LAST LIVE webinar to air in the series. As a result, FLccSC has been updated with NEW expiration dates to reflect this change.


Online training platform for current, new, and/or prospective cancer registry professionals provides FREE training to assist you in the following:

  • Preparing for the ODS Exam
  • Earning Continuing Education Credits (CEs) by scoring a minimum of 70% on all case coding exercises in a  site group.
    *You may retake coding exercises as many times as necessary.
  • Learning NEW coding schemes and guidelines by training on real-life case scenarios
  • Helps improve individual performance and increase your facility’s data quality
  • System requirements include a computer using the web browser Mozilla Firefox

New content is added quarterly. Current and future content include:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Statistics
  • Computer Principles
  • Commission on Cancer Standards
  • Real-life case scenarios using CSv02.05
  • Practice cases for the 2014 Hematopoietic & Lymphoid Database and Manual
  • Cancer Program Management Principles and Practices textbook (April 2014)
  • Anatomy (July 2014)

Sign up at SEER*Educate today and start learning by doing! Get started now with a demonstration exercise. Everyone who signs up will be notified quarterly about the release of new content.

SEER*Educate is funded by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

ODS Certification Information

In preparation for the exam, please access the NCRA websites listed below. The main website contains current exam dates, as well as important information on documents used in preparing for the exam including what editions of the FORDS, SPCSM, CS, AJCC, and CoC Standards, will be included on the exam. The ODS exam testing centers are also listed as well.

Words of Wisdom for our ODSs:

“The well prepared create their own luck and resultant success; while those that fail to prepare, only prepare to fail.”
Lisa A.Pareti, BS, RHIT, ODS-C • LCRA Education Chair

“Recipe for successful passing of the ODS exam:  study while others are sleeping, work while others are loafing, prepare while others are playing, and dream while others are wishing.”
William A. Ward

ODS Certification Exam Scholarship

LCRA awards one scholarship to a member in good standing who is eligible to sit for the ODS exam through the Gail Beebower Scholarship Fund. The stipend is provided for the certification exam fee only. Recipients cannot have any other source of test fee funding or reimbursement for taking the exam. The scholarship will be granted only once to each recipient. For more information, please click on the scholarship form below.

LCRA ODS Exam Scholarship Application Form

Those members wishing to contribute to the fund can contact Lisa Pareti at for additional information.

NAACCR ODS Prep & Review

The NAACCR ODS Prep and Review Series starts Tuesday, August 22, 2023. They will meet every Tuesday for two hours for 8 weeks, and the final session is the Tuesday before the testing window opens. Each session is recorded and available for review until after the testing window closes. They have quizzes after each session and a timed practice exam during the last session. For more information or to register, click HERE.

The first webinar of the NAACCR Webinar series is Thursday, October 5, 2023. They have a great lineup this year! For more information or to subscribe, click HERE.

*Note: prices have increased this year.

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