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The CDE Browser can be used to download collections of meta data describing data held in repositories for cancer research and clinical trials. These CDEs can be downloaded in Excel or XML Format. However, it is not always easy to find the desired collection, as the high level organization of CDEs are organized in the Navigation Tree is by Context, not topic. Attempting After selecting a Context, one can browse the Classifications, but this may not be intuitive to some users.

Additionally, attempting to download all the Released caDSR CDEs would result in a file that is too large for an a single MS Excel download. The canned

Therefore, "canned", or pre-downloaded collections in the following list CDEs are provided for your convenience.

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NCI Standard CDEs

caDSR Community Released CDEs

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  • These are XSLT files that transform caDSR CDEs and Forms in XML format to a REDCap Data Dictionary:
  • The transformation utility converts a single or multiple Form represented in XML to REDCap compatible csv format
    • for CDE XML, the file may contain multiple CDEs
    • for CRF XML, the file can contain one or more form per transform, please select teh the correct version of the utility below

  • Release Notes

 

  • User Guide
  • REDxCDE V3

    • Transformation utility to convert caDSR CDE Browser 4.0.5 XML download format into REDCap Data Dictionary as of 2014/11/10
    • Version 3 - 2015-08-05: Change field note to contain the CDE Question Text, the field does not need to be lower-case without spaces, that rule applies only to variable name
    • Version 2.1 - 2015-6-18: Add instruction for customizing Form name, Id and Version
    • Version 2.0 - 2015-6-10: Add a check for existing CDE PV Values.  If already a numeric, use existing value. If not, generate a unique value based on the position in the value list.
  • REDxCRF Single V5.0

    • Transformation utility to convert a single caDSR Form Builder 4.0.3.1 formCart Version 1 XML format (retrieved from Objcart API) into REDCap Data Dictionary
    • Version 5  - 2015-07-29: Add a check for existing CDE PV Values.  If PV Value is already a numeric, use existing value. If not, generate unique value based on the position of the PV in the value list. 
    • Version 4 - 2014-11-10:
      • Change generation of Field Label to the original caDSR Preferred Question Text, without converting it to lower case and replacing spaces with underscores
      • See Version comments within the xslt for prior version release notes

Current NCI Standard CRFs

The NCI develops and publishes standard CRF templates for use in creating new clinical trials protocol forms.  Each CRFs consists of CDEs organized into 3 sections: mandatory, optional, and conditional CDEs. To retrieve these and any other forms registered in caDSR since the dates listed below, please visit the caDSR Form Builder

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