CCPS Terminology Files

The Childhood Cancer Predisposition Study is a multi-center, longitudinal, observational study that will collect clinical and biological data and specimens from children with a cancer predisoposition syndrome (CPS) and their relatives.

CCPS files are available for download from the NCI EVS ftp site (http://evs.nci.nih.gov/ftp1/CCPS/)  in excel spreadsheet format. There are two tabs; the first tab is Diseases related to CCPS and the second tab is the Genes related to the diseases. The last four columns of data in the Disease tab are not included in the data for the Genes.


Files available for download:
CCPS Terminology in spreadsheet format.

Spreadsheet column headers:

Spreadsheet Column Content Description
NCIt Code of Table The NCIt Concept Code that is associated with the table/subset name.
Subset PT The preferred term of the subset. Concepts belonging to a particular list of terms are linked by the subset.
NCIt Concept Code A unique, machine readable string that begins with a "C" and is followed by a series of digits; each concept in the NCIt has one concept code.
NCIt PT The preferred term chosen by NCIt staff; the most unambiguous term for a particular concept. Each concept has one NCIt PT.
NCIt SY Synonymous terms to the preferred term chosen by NCIt staff.
NCIt Definition The meaning of a concept as defined by NCIt.
CCPS PT The preferred term chosen by the CCPS team.
CCPS Definition The meaning of the concept as defined by the CCPS team.
Disease May Have Cytogenetic Abnormality Code The concept code(s) of the cytogenetic abnormality value associated with the concept.
Disease May Have Cytogenetic Abnormality PT The preferred term(s) of the cytogenetic abnormality value associated with the concept.
Disease Related to Genetic Biomarker Code The code of the concept that is a related genetic biomarker.
Disease Related to Genetic Biomarker PT The preferred term of the concept that is a related genetic biomarker.

Also included on the NCI EVS ftp site (http://evs.nci.nih.gov/ftp1/CCPS/) are the following additional files: About (This file). Changes: A text file of changes between the most recent and the current version of CCPS terminology. For each change record, the Changes.txt contains a complete row of tab delimited data with the same data elements as described above. An "A" will precede any new concept additions, a "C" will precede any modification to existing concepts, and a "D" will precede any concepts that have been deleted.) Version: A text file that contains the version of NCI Thesaurus that corresponds to the current spreadsheet data. The database is reconciled the last Monday of every month. The files will be posted during the following two weeks. The version appears as YR.MOweek. An example is 20.02d which corresponds to the year 2020, the month of February, and the "d" refers to the fourth Monday of the month.
N.B.: If there are no changes to the data for a particular month, the files will not be reposted.

Process

The database is reconciled the last Monday of every month; this is the database from which a production version is generated to correspond to the files posted on the ftp site. The files will be posted during the following two weeks. Additional terms may be suggested at the Term Suggestion page; please indicate CCPS as the project.


Previous versions of the CCPS Terminology files can be found on the following website (http://evs.nci.nih.gov/ftp1/CCPS/Archive)

Help requests on these files should go to NCIThesaurus@mail.nih.gov