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Below are the documentation availalble for the you can find several self help guides for using The Cancer Imaging Archive .Information on how to get additional support is available from and other documentation useful to end users and submitters.  If you'd like to speak with a person about your inquiry live support options are also available as outlined on the Cancer Imaging Archive Support Site

If you are submitting Data:

Using the DICOM Tool to analyze your data for private tags, and to provide the support desk with the information they need to configure your de-identification settings:

Private Tag Research Procedure

Using the CTP tool to de-identify and submit your data:

Cancer Imaging Archive - Image Provider Site User Guide

If you are searching for and downloading images:

Web-based (HTML) context sensitive help:

Cancer Imaging Archive Online Help

Downloadable (PDF) User Guide:

NBIA User's Guide.

For help using TCIA:

  • TCIA User's Guide - An extensive guide documenting all of the features within the TCIA web site
  • Searching by Collection - A short guide on how to search by Collection in NBIA. Collections are purpose-built data sets relating to a common scientific research initiative or project.
  • Our Image Collections - This wiki page lists all of the different collections hosted within TCIA.

For submitting data to TCIA: