Summary

This collection contains MR images of both low and high grade glial brain lesions. Data includes post-contrast T1w images with co-registered volumes of dynamic susceptibility contrast (DSC) MR images in DICOM format. Binary regions of interest are also included, in DICOM format, of the lesion, arterial input function, normal appearing white matter, normal appearing cerebral cortex, and whole brain. The data was provided to help facilitate research activities of the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN). This collection was supported by Grant U01 CA176110.

About the NCI QIN

The mission of the QIN is to improve the role of quantitative imaging for clinical decision making in oncology by developing and validating data acquisition, analysis methods, and tools to tailor treatment for individual patients and predict or monitor the response to drug or radiation therapy. More information is available on the Quantitative Imaging Network Collections page. Interested investigators can apply to the QIN at: Quantitative Imaging for Evaluation of Responses to Cancer Therapies (U01) PAR-11-150.

Acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge the individuals and institutions that have provided data for this collection: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Special thanks to Kathleen Schmainda, Ph.D. and Melissa Prah, Department of Radiology, Division of Imaging Science.


 

 

 

 

Data Access

This is a limited access data set. To request access, please contact help@cancerimagingarchive.net. Once access is granted, you can view and download these images on The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA) by logging in and selecting the QIN-BRAIN-DSC-MRI collection.

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Images (DICOM, 30.8 GB) 

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Detailed Description

Collection Statistics

(updated 20150825)

Modalities

MR

Number of Patients

49

Number of Studies

52

Number of Series

349

Number of Images

116,778

Images Size (GB)30.8

Citations & Data Usage Policy 

This is a limited access data set. Upon receiving access you may only use it for the purposes outlined in your request to the data provider. You are not allowed to redistribute the data or use it for other purposes.  See TCIA's Data Usage Policies and Restrictions for additional details. Questions may be directed to help@cancerimagingarchive.net.

Please be sure to include the following citations in your work if you use the data set:

 

Kathleen M Schmainda, Melissa A Prah, Jennifer M Connelly, Scott D Rand. (2016). Glioma DSC-MRI Perfusion Data with Standard Imaging and ROIs. The Cancer Imaging Archive. http://doi.org/10.7937/K9/TCIA.2016.5DI84Js8

Clark K, Vendt B, Smith K, Freymann J, Kirby J, Koppel P, Moore S, Phillips S, Maffitt D, Pringle M, Tarbox L, Prior F. The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA): Maintaining and Operating a Public Information Repository, Journal of Digital Imaging, Volume 26, Number 6, December, 2013, pp 1045-1057. (paper)

 

Other Publications Using This Data

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Version 2 (Current): Updated 20160329

(added 6 new series, 1 source DSC for each of the 6 MRI platforms)

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Images (DICOM, 30.8 GB)

Version 1: Updated 20150825

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Images (DICOM, 30.5 GB) 

 

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