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  • Independent Contractor List (comma separated text file) This list of independent contractors is provided as a courtesy and should not be considered a complete list (as the list is updated only twice per year). Additionally, the Florida Cancer Data System makes no recommendations about the individual’s abilities or skills and takes no responsibility for the quality of their work. Inclusion on this list is by request of the independent contractor.
  • Zip code, Fips County, Florida City Name Verification file (comma separated text file) This can be used by abstracting vendors to lower the number of county/zip/city errors for abstracts submitted to FCDS. The USPS Zip/County/Address Lookup Page has the very latest zipcodes.
  • Current list of FCDS Edit messages as a comma separated file. This link downloads the latest FCDS Edit Messages with Force/Warning flags. Sorted by category/edit#.
  • FCDS/NAACCR EDITs Metafile - Updated metafiles will be posted here when there are corrections/changes, so check this page for new versions:
  • 14.0A Metafile (July 31), posted 08/04/2014 12:26m, Metafile changes, New error messages, Metafile error messages
  • 14.0 Metafile (June 17), posted 06/17/2014 3:04pm, Metafile changes
  • 13.0A Metafile (July 28), posted 08/8/2013 10:50am, Metafile changes
  • Other Data files and programs:
  • Current list of FCDS Edit messages as a comma separated file. This link downloads the latest FCDS Edit Messages with Force/Warning flags. Sorted by category/edit#.
  • NPPES NPI Lookup
  • NPCR and Registry Plus Online Help have given FCDS permission to distribute this Online Help file to Florida Registrars to load on their local hard drive while the CSv2 cancerstaging.org website is revised and back-dated to CSv02.02.00. Normally this file would be part of the complete Registry Plus Online Help system, but this single manual file in html help format will help FCDS and all of our Florida Registrars until the v0202 files are accessible again on http://cancerstaging.org. The file contains the same information as was in the html pages on the cancerstaging.org web site. The file is an executable component of Registry Plus Online Help, a product of CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries.

    Instructions: The download file is in compressed .zip format. Download the .zip file and open it. Extract the CSv2_ManualPart_II.chm file inside to your desktop. The file should open in the Registry Plus Online Help Menu when you double-click on it. Depending on your version of Windows and permission settings, when you double-click on the .chm file, you may have to UNCHECK the "Always ask before opening this type of file" checkbox on the open window. Otherwise the help file will open to a blank window.
  • Healthcare Practitioner Reporting Guidelines of Notifiable Diseases or Conditions in Florida (Revised November 20, 2006)
  • SEER*RX Interactive Antineoplastic Drugs Database
  • Registry Plus (on CDC website) You also download the Version 11 help file from this link.
  • CanQues: CanQues is an interactive system with a Java interface that allows the user to access millions pre-calculated cancer statistics. CanQues performs no calculations and contains statistics that were created using SEER*Stat. This latest version enhances the system's charting capability and adds web-based graphing features.
  • SEER*Prep The SEER*Prep software converts ASCII text data files to the SEER*Stat database format, allowing you to analyze your cancer data using SEER*Stat. SEER*Prep performs two main functions: it converts text data to the specific binary format required by SEER*Stat, and it creates the SEER*Stat data dictionary.
  • SEER*Stat The SEER*Stat statistical software provides a convenient, intuitive mechanism for the analysis of SEER and other cancer-related databases. It is a powerful PC tool to view individual cancer records and to produce statistics for studying the impact of cancer on a population.
  • Some files on the FCDS website are in PDF format. If you do not have the Adobe Reader installed, you can download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program and install it to read these PDF files. Adobe.
  • Other files on the FCDS website are in ZIP compressed format. If you do not have a program to read and uncompress a ZIP file, you can download the free evaluation version of WINZIP program and install it. WINZIP Website. There are many other free/shareware unzip utilities on the internet. Some later versions of Microsoft Windows include free uncompress features. Compress and uncompress files in Windows (zip files)
  • Please use the appropriate Data Acquisition Manual version depending on the version of data your are submitting.

    FCDS 2014 Data Acquisition Manual:
  • Information about the FCDS Facility Access Administrator
  • LVI Errata
  • FCDS 2014 Implementation Guide
  • Adding searchable notes and highlighted text to PDF files
  • Collaborative Staging Manuals, Updates, and Schemas
  • Complete DAM: 496 page PDF
  • DAM Cover page
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Guidelines for Cancer Data Reporting
  • FCDS Reporting Calendar
  • Abstract Form
  • Discrepancy Journal
  • Not reportable list
  • Quarterly Cancer Case Reporting Status Report
  • Data Quality Indicator Report
  • Section II - General Abstracting Instructions
  • Appendix A Cover
  • Appendix A Hospitals
  • Appendix A Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Appendix A Freestanding Radiation Therapy Centers
  • Appendix B Cover
  • Appendix B ISO Country Codes - Code Order
  • Appendix B ISO Country Codes - Country Order
  • Appendix B State Codes
  • Appendix B FIPS County Codes for Florida
  • Appendix C Cover
  • Appendix C Glossary and Abbreviations
  • Appendix D Cover
  • Appendix D Race and Nationality Descriptions
  • Appendix E Cover
  • Appendix E Census List of Spanish Surnames
  • Appendix F Cover
  • Appendix F Site - Specific Surgery Codes
  • Appendix G Cover
  • Appendix G FCDS/NAACCR Record Layout
  • Appendix H Cover
  • Appendix H FCDS Required CS SSFs
  • Appendix I Cover
  • Appendix I Free-Standing Radiation Therapy Centers Reporting Guidelines
  • Appendix J Cover
  • Appendix J Height Conversion Table
  • Appendix K Cover
  • Appendix K Weight Conversion Table
  • Appendix L Cover
  • Appendix L - FCDS Text Documentation Requirements
  • Appendix M Cover
  • Appendix M Heme Lymph Master Codes (alphabetical)
  • Appendix M Heme Lymph Master Codes (numerical)
  • Appendix N Cover
  • Grade coding instructions to be implemented for cases diagnosed 1 January 2014+
  • Instructions for Coding Grade for 2014+
  • Appendix O Cover
  • ICD-9-CM Casefinding list for reportable tumors
  • ICD-10-CM Casefinding list for reportable tumors
  • Appendix P Cover
  • Appendix P - Resources for Registrars
  • Appendix Q Cover
  • FCDS Frequently asked questions
  • FCDS DAM Summary of Changes Cover
  • FCDS DAM Summary of Changes
  • Zipcodes - Current Zip code, Fips County, Florida City Name Verification file (comma separated text file). This file is updated monthly from the USPS and is the same file used for the edits.
  • Current list of FCDS Edit messages as a comma separated file. This link downloads the latest FCDS Edit Messages with Force/Warning flags. Sorted by category/edit#.
  • FCDS 2013 Data Acquisition Manual:
  • FCDS 2013/NAACCR V13 Implementation Guide
  • Adding searchable notes and highlighted text to PDF files
  • Collaborative Staging Manuals and Updates, List of Schemas
  • Complete DAM: 472 page PDF
  • DAM Cover page
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Guidelines for Cancer Data Reporting
  • FCDS Reporting Calendar
  • Abstract Form
  • Discrepancy Journal
  • Not reportable list
  • Quarterly Cancer Case Reporting Status Report
  • Data Quality Indicator Report
  • Section II - General Abstracting Instructions
  • Appendix A Cover
  • Appendix A Hospitals
  • Appendix A Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Appendix A Freestanding Radiation Therapy Centers
  • Appendix B Cover
  • Appendix B ISO Country Codes - Code Order
  • Appendix B ISO Country Codes - Country Order
  • Appendix B State Codes
  • Appendix B FIPS County Codes for Florida
  • Appendix C Cover
  • Appendix C Glossary and Abbreviations
  • Appendix D Cover
  • Appendix D Race and Nationality Descriptions
  • Appendix E Cover
  • Appendix E Census List of Spanish Surnames
  • Appendix F Cover
  • Appendix F Site - Specific Surgery Codes
  • Appendix G Cover
  • Appendix G FCDS/NAACCR V13.0 Record Layout
  • Appendix H Cover
  • Appendix H 2013 FCDS Required CSv02.04 SSFs
  • Appendix I Cover
  • Appendix I Free-Standing Radiation Therapy Centers Reporting Guidelines
  • Appendix J Cover
  • Appendix J Height Conversion Table
  • Appendix K Cover
  • Appendix K Weight Conversion Table
  • Appendix L Cover
  • Appendix L - FCDS Text Documentation Requirements
  • Appendix M Cover
  • Appendix M Heme Lymph Master Codes (alphabetical)
  • Appendix M Heme Lymph Master Codes (numerical)
  • Appendix N Cover
  • Appendix N 2013 FCDS ICD-9-CM Casefinding List for Reportable Tumors
  • Appendix N 2013 FCDS ICD-10-CM Casefinding List for Reportable Tumors
  • Appendix O Cover
  • Appendix O Resources for Registrars
  • Appendix P Cover
  • Appendix P FCDS Frequently Asked Questions
  • Zipcodes - Current Zip code, Fips County, Florida City Name Verification file (comma separated text file). This file is updated monthly from the USPS and is the same file used for the edits.
  • Current list of FCDS Edit messages as a comma separated file. This link downloads the latest FCDS Edit Messages with Force/Warning flags. Sorted by category/edit#.
  • The FCDS Profile Modification Form replaces the FCDS Mail File Change Form and will be used for the registration of new facilities and edits made to the existing facility profiles.
  • The FCDS IDEA FAQ











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