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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.

NIH released this RFI to inform the development of consent language for data and biospecimen sharing.

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.

Apply by June 8 to participate in NCI’s DataViz + Cancer Innovation Lab and join a diverse team in the search for creative ways to build a patient-centered clinical experience.

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.

The NIH Office of Data Science Strategy recently announced four Notices of Special Interest for administrative supplemental funding. Supplement applications are due May 2021.

This innovative team approach connects use cases with data sets to provide artificial intelligence (AI) developers with another set of resources for building AI tools to benefit radiology.

This Request for Information is intended to obtain information to formulate a procurement strategy for a data platform to support the National Childhood Cancer Registry, a component of the larger Childhood Cancer Data Initiative.

In partnership with The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA), the American Association of Physicists in Medicine released a special virtual issue of Medical Physics in March 2021 titled, “Datasets Hosted in NCI’s Cancer Imaging Archive.” This special issue aims to highlight valuable examples of both Medical Physics Data Set Articles (MPDAs) and publicly available data sets that can be reused for future research endeavors and utilized for addressing emerging scientific or clinical questions.

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched the “COVID-19 TOPx” technology sprint to develop digital solutions for the effective collection and reporting of COVID-19 diagnostics data. Data scientists, cancer researchers, and the greater public may provide feedback on these solutions in a live virtual demo on April 1, 2021.