All posts tagged: Data

National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) Annual Symposium (Nov 9 & 16)

The aims of the public symposium are to provide an update on progress of the initiative, to hear from the childhood cancer community on recent research, and to gain input from the broad community on the activities of CCDI. The agenda, registration, and abstract submission details for poster presentations are forthcoming. Please email Childhood Cancer Data Initiative if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you in November 2021. About CCDI CCDI is building a community centered around childhood cancer care and research data. Through enhanced data sharing, we can improve our understanding of cancer biology to improve […]

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Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program’s (Kids First) 2021 Fall Webinar

The webinar will include an update on the program from NIH staff, and presentations featuring findings from Kids First investigators and other data users from the pediatric research community. In addition, the Kids First Data Resource Center (Kids First DRC) will demo the latest analysis tools and resources in development within the Kids First Data Resource. Researchers, patients, and foundation communities are invited to attend this open session.   Webinar Agenda (Tentative): Introduction – NIH Kids First Staff Findings from the Kids First X01 Project on Familial Predisposition to Hematopoietic Malignancies – Jamie Flerlage, MD, MS Q&A Session w/ Dr. Flerlage […]

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Pediatric Cancer Data Commons: A Story of Impact and Promise

Have you heard of the ways in which data science is advancing pediatric cancer research?  You may be interested in watching our October All-Member Webinar. CAC2 Member Mariah Forster Olson (Neuroblastoma Cancer research Foundation) introduced Dr. Sam Volchenboum, who spoke about his work leading the Pediatric Cancer Data Commons at the University of Chicago Medicine.  During the presentation Volchenboum highlighted the ways in which data science is advancing pediatric cancer research and discussed how this work can be influential for cancer survivors.  He was gracious enough to answer the many questions posed by our members. Dr. Volchenboum graciously allowed us [...] Read more