Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Street Level Conference Room
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Provider: National Cancer Institute/University of Chicago
Contents: archive, case reports, charts/graphs, datasets, government documents, primary source materials, statistics
Access Level: Free, Open Access, Partially Open
Descriptions: From the National Cancer Institute, the Genomic Data Commons, or GDC, is a new, open-access cancer database, launched containing the raw genomic and clinical data of approximately 12,800 patients. Researchers are encouraged to submit their own data to the resource, which contains information on treatments used and the response to those treatments. The goal is to accelerate research by sharing a large pool of re-analyzable data. (Some data is protected.) Click on Analytical Tools to view details on how to access and submit data, and see the Data section for an overview of the content with user-friendly graphical details and filtering options.
Keywords: cancer, data analysis, data bank, data-sharing, neoplasms
Provider: National Cancer Institute
Contents: charts/graphs, Dictionary, directory, full text, government documents
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: The PDQ (Physician Data Query) database contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, supportive care, and complementary and alternative medicine; a registry of thousands of open clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians, genetic counseling professionals, and organizations that provide cancer care. Also included are a dictionary of cancer terms, statistics on survival, and a drug dictionary.
Keywords: biomedical research, cancer, clinical trials, neoplasms, patient education, physicians, Spanish translation