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In 2006, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) initiated a project in collaboration with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) called The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). The focus of the project was to construct an atlas of genomic information for over 20 different cancer types. This effort also demonstrated that national networks can effectively work together to pool their data and develop an infrastructure for making the data publicly available, enabling researchers around the world to make novel discoveries. The resulting genomic, pathology and clinical data are freely accessible for researchers to download via the Genomic Data Commons. To further increase the value of this data, the NCI Cancer Imaging Program (CIP) worked Informatics Lab worked with TCGA Tissue Site Source institutions to collect clinical diagnostic images for TCIA that match the genomic data, available for public download.  Volunteer teams were also assembled, selected from TCGA Image Source Sites, to catalyze analysis of these data and investigate potential correlations with the genomic, pathology, and clinical data.  The results of those efforts are described in the CIP TCGA Radiology Initiative pages.

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