Registry Plus™--Software Programs for Cancer Registries


Registry Plus™--Software Programs for Cancer Registries


Registry Plus is a suite of publicly available, free software programs for collecting and processing cancer registry data. The Registry Plus suite can be used separately or together for routine or special data collection.

The following components make up Registry Plus:

  • Abstract Plus: An abstracting tool used to summarize the medical record into an electronic report of cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • CRS Plus: The main central registry database program
  • Link Plus: A probabilistic record linkage program
  • Prep Plus: A program for the central registry that receives North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)-formatted abstracts from Abstract Plus or any hospital-based software that can produce the NAACCR record format, and incorporates them into the central database
  • Web Plus: A Web-based application that collects cancer data securely over the Internet
  • Online Help: Provides standard coding instructions from multiple sources to abstractors and others who work with cancer data
  • Utility Programs: Small programs that perform a variety of useful functions for Registry Plus programs
  • NPCR-EDITS and GenEDITS Plus: Tools that improve data quality by standardizing the way data items are checked for validity


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2008
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: September 2007
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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