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Registry Manuals

Current Data Standards

STandards for Oncology Registry Entry (STORE)

Use this manual for current cases. In most instances, it also should be used for historic cases being abstracted currently; exceptions are noted in the text.

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Historic Data Standards

Standards for Oncology Registry Entry (v2018)
Manual implemented from 2018 through 2020.

Facility Oncology Data Standards (FORDS)
Manuals implemented from 2003 through 2017

Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS)
Manuals implemented from 1996 through 2002.

Registry Manuals and Coding Guidelines

Read Next FORDS: Revised for 2016