This is outdated documentation describing an older version of TCIA's software stack. Please refer to the Cancer Imaging Archive User's Guide for current documentation.

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.

Topics Covered

The TCIA User's Guide discusses the following topics:

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