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Keep up with the latest news from the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) and the data science communities.

The NCI Cancer Research Data Commons’ Imaging Data Commons (IDC) has updated to include more features and 16 terabytes of medical imaging data files for cancer researchers and imaging informaticists.

The NCI Genomic Data Commons now has two new projects from studies about the potential health effects of exposure to ionizing radiation from the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in northern Ukraine.

CBIIT Director, Dr. Tony Kerlavage, along with NCI staff and a host of experts in childhood cancer research, recently published an article, “Cancer Informatics for Cancer Centers (CI4CC): Scientific Drivers for Informatics, Data Science, and Care in Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer,” in JCO Cancer Clinical Informatics. The article summarizes the Fall 2020 CI4CC Symposium and showcases the scope of initiatives underway to address childhood cancer, with a particular emphasis on how data science and informatics are helping to support these initiatives.

Supplementary proteomics data from the most comprehensive molecular map of lung squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) is available in the NCI Proteomics Data Commons (PDC).

The relaunched monthly CWIG webinar series will invite researchers from across the globe to discuss the latest advancements in cloud computing technologies, workflow, tools, and packages.

NCI's Cancer Research Data Commons’ Imaging Data Commons has added new imaging data from The Cancer Imaging Archive in its latest update.

NCI's Cancer Research Data Commons’ Imaging Data Commons has recently been featured in the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

NCI's Cancer Research Data Commons’ Proteomic Data Commons has released accompanying proteomic data from the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium Acute Myeloid Leukemia study.

NCI Director Dr. Ned Sharpless and CBIIT Director Dr. Tony Kerlavage recently published an article, “The Potential of AI in Cancer Care and Research,” which takes stock of current advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning and outlines some of the areas NCI hopes to explore in greater depth in the future.

Attending the second week of the 2021 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting? Here are a few event sessions you won’t want to miss to learn more about the latest NCI data science, data commons, and cancer research activities.