Understanding Colorectal Cancer to Protect our Communities
24 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): NCI
This is a teaching material originally developed by NCI.
Text Messaging and Phone Calls as Tools to Promote Healthy Behaviors among Hispanic Populations
24 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Leticia Nervi, Barbara Damron, Maria Otero, Andrew Sussman, Dolores Guest
Title: Text Messaging and Phone Calls as Tools to Promote Healthy Behaviors among Hispanic Populations Objectives: The primary aim of this project was to evaluate the use of text messaging and phone calls to motivate Hispanic adult males and females to increase their daily physical...
Text Messaging as a Method to Increase Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Hispanic Cancer Populations
23 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Laura Leticia Nervi, Barbara Damron, Andrew Sussman, Dolores Guest
Title: Text Messaging as a Method to Increase Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Hispanic Cancer Populations: Patient and Provider Feasibility Surveys Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the feasibility of conducting an interventional study to evaluate the effectiveness of text...
Cancer 101 PPT Spanish
23 Nov 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Monica Toquinto, Maria Otero
This is a Cancer 101 Presentation in Spanish developed by Maria Otero and Monica Toquinto during the first year of the P30 Administrative Supplement. The presentation follows the template (short version) of the Cancer 101 developed in 2002 and updated in 2004, written by Teresa Garrett Hill of...
Community Health Worker Genetics Education Needs Assessment
23 Nov 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Andria Reyes, Manuela Orjuela, Karen Schmitt, Andria Reyes, Grace Hillyer, Stephen Emerson
Our overarching goal is to develop and establish a cancer genetics curriculum that is pertinent, culturally sensitive and understandable by a community population who is not English dominant and of a lower literacy level than that of the general New York City population. The curriculum will teach...
8 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer
19 Nov 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Saffiyah Muhammad
The 8 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer brochure is one out of four cancer prevention educational materials that we provide to the community at various community outreach events. The 8 Ways to Prevent Cancer Campaign is led by Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis, MO. CHE Contact...
Pathology Image Informatics Platform for visualization, analysis and management
07 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Metin Gurcan, Anant Madabhushi, Anne Martel
This multi-institutional proposal seeks to expand on an existing, freely available pathology image viewer (Sedeen Image Viewer) to create a pathology informatics platform (PIIP) for managing, annotating, sharing, and quantitatively analyzing digital Pathology Imaging (DPI) data. Sedeen has become...
Next-Generation Clustered Heat Maps (NG-CHM)
07 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Weinstein John, Bradley Broom
Clustered Heat Maps (CHMs) have been referred to as the ubiquitous visual icons of post-genomic biology -- the most frequent type of visualization for large molecular profiling databases. However, “traditional” CHMs are static images -- a serious limitation. Accordingly, we have now...
Open source diffusion MRI technology for brain cancer research
07 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Lauren O\'Donnell
Using measurements of water diffusion, dMRI can give unique insights into the microstructure and cellular orientation of tissues. There is a growing awareness in the neurosurgery community that diffusion models must move beyond the current clinical standard of the diffusion tensor for better...
ITCR Monthly Teleconference September 4, 2015
07 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Juli Klemm
Brain Cancer Imaging Analytics
02 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Christos Davatzikos
The transition of oncologic imaging from its “industrial era” to it is “information era” demands analytical methods that 1) extract information from this data that is clinically and biologically relevant; 2) integrate imaging, clinical, and genomic data via rigorous...
Home Health Party: Colorectal Cancer Knowledge
16 Jul 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kathy Briant
UCSC Biomedical Evidence Graph Demonstration
03 Jun 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Josh Stuart, ellrott
The BMEG demonstration includes the following elements: 1) Organization of crowd-source challenges to develop best-of-breed methods including an overview of current DREAM projects, living benchmarks; 2) Enabling cloud-ready methods for mass compute with examples of recently...
Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot TCGA 2015 symposium workshop presentation
23 May 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Deniz Kural
Basic and translational cancer research creates the need to disseminate, manage, and interpret large heterogeneous datasets. The volume and complexity of the data now routinely generated by high-throughput technologies has become too costly for individual laboratories and many research...
Introduction to the Trinity Cancer Transcriptome Analysis Toolkit
05 Feb 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Haas, Aviv Regev, Bill Barnett
This short video provides an overview of our ITCR-funded effort to leverage RNA-Seq and de novo transcriptome assembly to assist researchers in studying cancer transcriptomes. Visit our NCGAS Trinity/Galaxy portal to access these compute...
Video: Learn how TIES can help manage research resources
16 Jan 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Girish Chavan, Rebecca Crowley
CRAVAT Introduction Video - Cancer Related Analysis of Variants
03 Dec 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael C Ryan
This video provides a brief overview of the CRAVAT web service(http://www.cravat.us/). CRAVAT provides annotation and analysis of cancer mutations. CRAVAT is free, very easy to use, and can handle large volumes of mutations.[[Youtube(xovmIy11Bcs)]]Please switch to 1080 resolution and watch...
Multiclass cancer diagnosis using tumor gene expression signatures
10 Nov 2014 | Downloads
Experiment Description: The optimal treatment of patients with cancer depends on establishing accurate diagnoses by using a complex combination of clinical and histopathological data. In some instances, this task is difficult or impossible because of atypical clinical...
Informatics to enable Routine Personalized Cancer Therapy (IPCT)
18 Feb 2014 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Elmer V. Bernstam, Funda Meric-Bernstam
Advanced Development of TIES - A Clinical Text Search Engine
18 Feb 2014 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Rebecca Crowley
Archived human tissues are an essential resource for translational research. Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues from cancer patients are used in a wide range of assays, including RT-PCR, SNP profiling, multiplex biomarkers, imaging biomarkers, targeted exome, whole exome, and whole...