The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA) User's Guide is the companion documentation to the TCIA software application. It explains how to use TCIA to access imaging archives.
This chapter introduces you to the guide. It includes the following topics.
The intended audience for this guide is anyone in the cancer research and medical community, industry, and academia that wants to use TCIA to obtain Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) and related metadata for use in their research.
The TCIA User's Guide discusses the following topics:
- provides an introduction to TCIA and describes how to access TCIA.
- describes how to search the local and any selected remote image databases.