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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.

NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) invites proposals from laboratories with the capability to perform multi-omics research-grade molecular characterization for submission to the CCDI Data Ecosystem. Apply by June 14, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Find harmonized demographic and clinical data in this new data commons from NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative!

Learn about the latest programs in NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative. A newly published summary offers an update on what’s underway and a forecast for future research.

Are you planning to attend this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting? Make sure to add these NCI-affiliated data science activities to your schedule!

Help NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative better serve the cancer research and healthcare enterprise; provide your insight on the current capabilities of automated data entry and extraction from Electronic Health Records.

The Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) awarded administrative supplements to eight NCI-Designated Cancer Centers, enabling research that leverages the CCDI Data Ecosystem to address scientific questions and create analytical tools for advancing childhood cancer research.

Do you use CCDI-managed data? Check out the CCDI Hub Explore Dashboard, a tool that allows you to discover CCDI-managed data and connect with participants and available samples and files.

Do you have knowledge, interest, and experience conducting childhood cancer research? NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative seeks your input to identify opportunities to generate additional research molecular characterization data to accelerate scientific discovery and improve patient care through enhanced data sharing.

You can now access images from patients who participated in Children’s Oncology Group trials and get metadata and accompanying clinical data. The gene panel sequencing data is available through the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes.

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