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ISCR Software

IC 16-38-2 requires health care providers, as specified in Section 3.(a), to report cancer cases to the Indiana State Cancer Registry (ISCR). To assist facilities in submitting this data, ISCR provides software, free of charge, called the "ISCR FTP program." This program encrypts submission data using 256-bit AES encryption and RSA public key encryption and uploads the encrypted data to an SFTP server maintained by the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT). Alternatively the program can attach the encrypted data to an email to send to ISCR.

You will need a password and a facility list file to install the ISCR FTP program. To obtain the password and the file, contact the Indiana State Cancer Registry by email or by phone at 317-234-2561.

ConfigurationWhen to UseFiles
RMCDSIf you use Rocky Mountain Cancer Data Systems (RMCDS) software for your cancer registry, then install this configuration. The ISCR FTP program is integrated into RMCDS and is accessed from the Custom menu in the main RMCDS window. The program is used entirely within the RMCDS environment.Installation Instructions
RMCDS Download
Instructions for Use
StandardInstall this configuration if you use any cancer registry software except RMCDS, for example, ERS, IMPATH, CNExT, Oncolog, or METRIQ, to name a few. The ISCR FTP program runs independently of your cancer registry software and is accessed from an icon placed on the desktop or from the Windows Start menu.Installation Instructions
Download
Instructions for Use
BasicThis configuration provides the file encryption features of the program, but none of the SFTP capabilities for transmitting data. Install this configuration if you need to use public key encryption but you don't need to submit data to ISCR. Installing the basic configuration requires neither a password nor a facility list file.Download

The column labeled Files contains the following links:

  • Installation Instructions gives directions on how to install a particular configuration of the program, or how to download an update to the program.
  • Download initiates downloading of a particular configuration or update of the program.
  • Instructions for Use gives directions on how to use a particular configuration of the program after you've installed it.

Edits Metafile

An edits metafile contains a set of algorithms--called edits--for checking the validity of many of the data items that make up a cancer record. The Indiana State Cancer Registry has created its own metafile. Data submitted to ISCR is expected to pass the edit checks from this metafile.

Note: The files below are for NAACCR version 21B.   Please download the files only if you have converted to v21.

  • RMCDS users

Please download the Indiana State Edits file for RMCDS here
The screen sets for RMCDS can be found here

  • Non - RMCDS users

Please download the Indiana State Edits for non-RMCDS here