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.
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 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.
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.