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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 latest update to the Childhood Cancer Data Catalog includes website improvements and the addition of the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP).

Are you interested in comparative oncology? NCI needs input on the future needs and directions of the Integrated Canine Data Commons. Submit a response by Thursday, December 1, 2022.

Discover how researchers are using NIH/NCI genomics and proteomics data to gain insight into chemotherapy resistance in triple negative breast cancer.

An NCI training grant and resources such as the NCI Cancer Research Data Commons’ Genomic Data Commons, in part, made it possible for this study to use multimodal deep learning. This model allowed researchers to examine pathology whole slide images and molecular profile data from 14 cancer types to enable more accurate patient outcome predictions.

NCI’s Imaging Data Commons has released several notable updates, including the release of three collections by the Human Tumor Atlas Network, which comprise a new multichannel fluorescence imaging data set.

Celebrate the NCI team that recently received a 2022 FedHealthIT Innovation Award for their commitment to advancing cancer research through work proteomics efforts such as the Proteomic Data Commons.

If you’re attending the 2022 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting (either in person or virtual), don’t miss these data science sessions, poster presentations, and the NCI exhibit booth, where you can hear more about our programs and activities!

Looking for canine urothelial carcinoma data? RNA sequencing and clinical data from a phase I/II trial, listed in the EACR’s top 10 publications, is available for analysis through NCI’s Integrated Canine Data Commons.

CBIIT Director, Dr. Tony Kerlavage, sat down recently for a podcast examining the evolution of NCI’s Data Commons. He tracked the development of the Cancer Research Data Commons, from its early pilots to today’s cloud-based infrastructure, with repositories of diverse data and more than 1,000 tools and resources.

NCI is looking for cancer researchers, who need access to comparative oncology data sets, to give feedback on the Integrated Canine Data Commons (ICDC) data portal and its tools.