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This collection contains subjects from the National Cancer Institute’s Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium Cutaneous Melanoma (CPTAC-CM) cohort. CPTAC is a national effort to accelerate the understanding of the molecular basis of cancer through the application of large-scale proteome and genome analysis, or proteogenomics. Radiology and pathology images from CPTAC Phase 3 patients are being collected and made publicly available by The Cancer Imaging Archive to enable researchers to investigate cancer phenotypes which may correlate to corresponding proteomic, genomic and clinical data.
CPTAC Phase 3 collects data from ten cancer types. In TCIA, imaging from each cancer type will be contained in its own TCIA Collection, with the collection name "CPTAC-cancertype". CPTAC Phase 3 Imaging data is made available on TCIA each quarter as it is collected. A summary of CPTAC Phase 3 imaging efforts can be found on the CPTAC Imaging Proteomics page.
Radiology imaging is collected from standard of care imaging performed on patients immediately before the pathological diagnosis, and from follow-up scans where available. For this reason the radiology image data sets are heterogeneous in terms of scanner modalities, manufacturers and acquisition protocols. Pathology imaging is collected as part of the CPTAC qualification workflow.
We would like to acknowledge the individuals and institutions that have provided data for this collection:
- St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ - Special thanks to Jennifer Eschbacher, MD from the Department of Neuropathology, Catherine Seiler, PhD, Rosy Singh and Beth Hermes from the Biobank Core Facility, and Victor Sisneros, RT(R)(CT), CPSA.