NAACCR XML Standard updated to v1.7

  • 1.  NAACCR XML Standard updated to v1.7

    Posted 06-18-2023 10:11 PM

     Greetings from the NAACCR XML Workgroup!


    The XML Data Exchange Standard v1.7 is available on the NAACCR website at:


    The NAACCR Data Exchange Standard, XML Specifications for Cancer Registry Records has been updated to version 1.7 (May 2023). Changes since version 1.6 include:

    • Padding attribute: The "leftBlank", "rightBlank" and "rightZero" values were retired. The allowed values for that attribute are now "leftZero" and "none" with the default value being "none"
    • Trim attribute was retired
    • If your user-defined dictionaries use these attributes, refer to the Standard for suggestions


    Questions and comments about the XML Data Exchange Standard can be directed to the NAACCR XML forum:


    Thank you,


    Isaac Hands and Valerie Yoder, Co-Chairs

    NAACCR XML Data Exchange Workgroup