The Lung Image Database Consortium (LIDC) image collection consists of diagnostic and lung cancer screening thoracic CT scans with marked-up annotated lesions. It is a web-accessible international resource for development, training, and evaluation of computer-assisted diagnostic (CAD) methods for lung cancer detection and diagnosis.
Number of Patients
Number of Studies
Number of Series
Number of Images
These links help describe how to use the .XML annotation files which are packaged along with the images in NBIA.
- XML File Documentation
- Annotated XML File|^annotated_xml_file_Mar 2010.rtf\
- LIDC Radiologist Instructions for Spatial Location and Extent Estimates|^LIDC_Reader_Instructions_pub.doc\
Annotation and Markup Issues/Comments
You can download this Diagnosis Data at: ^LIDC Diagnosis Data-01-08-10.xls\
Note: Data is still arriving from the LIDC sites, and so in the coming months this spreadsheet will be updated as more information is received
Downloading MAX and its associated files implies acceptance of the following notice (also available here|^CopyrightAndLicense.txt\ and in the distro as a text file):
DISCLAIMER: MAX is not guaranteed to process all input correctly. Possible errors include (but are not limited to) the inability to process correctly some types of nodule ambiguity (where nodule ambiguity refers to overlap between nodule markings having complicated shapes or to overlap between a nodule marking and a non-nodule mark).