Why Use the Standards Portal at the Hub?
19 Mar 2014 | Contributor(s): Denise Warzel, Sumudinie fernando, Ann Christine Catlin
The materials attached to this page were provided by Baris Suzek, who at the time was the Informatics Project Lead at the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He conducted a study for the caBIG VCDE community to help clarify some of the...
Standards Portal Vocabulary DataView
15 Mar 2014 | Contributor(s): Sherri de Coronado, Denise Warzel, Ann Christine Catlin, Sumudinie fernando
The DataView for terminology referenced/used by the CDEs and CRFs currently contained in the Standards PortalThe DataView on this resource page can be used to browse, search, explore and download the NCI concepts for vocabulary referenced by the CDEs and CRFs uploaded to the Standards Portal....
Standards Portal CDEs Complete View
15 Mar 2014 | Contributor(s): Denise Warzel, Ann Christine Catlin, Sumudinie fernando
This DataView on this resource page is used to explore the Standards Portal CDEsUse the DataView provided on this resource page to navigate, browse, search, explore and download the complete set of columns for NCI common data elements standards at the Hub. These CDEs are brought to the Hub for...
NCI Standard CRFs
15 Mar 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Denise Warzel, Ann Christine Catlin, Sumudinie fernando
Working in conjunction with NCI has developed a collection of Standard Case Report Forms (CRFs) for use in developing new protocols. The project and its status are described here. The reuse of sections from standard CRFs helps to ensure that data collected in different studies is compatible and...
Performance Status Scoring : a standards portal resource
15 Mar 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ann Christine Catlin, Sumudinie fernando, Denise Warzel, Angela Kummerow
The scoring scale used may depend on patient population, disease, study goals and other criteria. Many definitions of the scale scoring do not match the standard.What is Performance Status?Performance status attempts to quantify the general well-being of cancer and other patients. The score...
Adverse Events Terminology Standards, Data Elements and Case Report Forms
15 Mar 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Sherri de Coronado, Ann Christine Catlin, Sumudinie fernando, Denise Warzel
Standards for coding, naming and grading adverse events (AEs) in cancer clinical trials include both cancer-focused and broader systems that all result from collaboration among academic, governmental, and pharmaceutical industry clinical investigators. They are all based on the need for...
TCGA Common Data Elements
15 Mar 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Ann Christine Catlin, Sumudinie fernando, Denise Warzel
TCGA Common Data ElementsTCGA version 2.6 CDEs are the standard elements that were used in validation of clinical data in the TCGA 2.6 data files. The data files are available for download at the Data Matrix. This resource page at the NCIP HUB presents the CDEs for easy search and discovery....
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...
Informatics Tools for High-throughput Analysis of Cancer Mutations
15 Jan 2014 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael C Ryan, Rachel Karchin
caNanoLab: data sharing to expedite the use of nanotechnology in biomedicine
13 Dec 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sharon Gaheen, George W Hinkal, Stephanie A Morris, Michal Lijowski, Mervi Heiskanen, Juli Klemm
The use of nanotechnology in biomedicine involves the engineering of nanomaterials to act as therapeutic carriers, targeting agents and diagnostic imaging devices. The application of nanotechnology in cancer aims to transform early detection, targeted therapeutics and cancer prevention and...