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Keep up with the latest news from Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC)
and the data science communities.
July 6, 2023

The TARGET datasets are huge. In Wilms Tumor alone, hundreds of tumors were sequenced in our effort to define the genetic landscape of this pediatric cancer. There is so much in that dataset that there are bound to be more discoveries in the future. Additional knowledge comes out as researchers go back to “re-mine” the data. That’s why it is so important to make these datasets publicly available. Jeffrey Dome, MD, PhD, recently spoke with the CRDC team about his work and that of his....

July 6, 2023

Read the editorial review of a paper outlining the progress and future goals of the Childhood Cancer Data Initiative!

July 6, 2023

The Cancer Data Service (CDS) Portal is now live. This brings cancer researchers expanded capacity and flexibility when using the NCI data ecosystem.

June 28, 2023

The new Cancer Data Service (CDS) portal is live. The CDS is a data commons within the Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC) infrastructure that adds important capacity and flexibility to the NCI data ecosystem.  CDS provides secure data storage and sharing capabilities for NCI-funded studies that fall under the following categories: Studies with data that do not match an existing CRDC data commons  Studies with data that do not fit current data type criteria and/or the min....

June 28, 2023

The Washington Post recently ran a story quoting Dr. Amy LeBlanc, DVM, director of NCI’s Comparative Oncology Program and a member of the Integrated Canine Data Commons (ICDC) Steering Committee. Additionally, Dr. LeBlanc is a member of the NCI Senior Advisory Committee that serves as the final point of approval and prioritization for incoming data submission requests for the ICDC. From the Washington Post: Dogs and their owners are said to look alike, but that resemblance is more than....