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....
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...