UAMS: UAMS receives $8.3 million grant to expand digital archive for cancer research

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: UAMS receives $8.3 million grant to expand digital archive for cancer research. “The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will use an $8.3 million grant to expand and enhance an archive of freely accessible cancer medical images and data. On Tuesday (Oct. 31), UAMS announced it received the grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA) is a free online service with a large collection of cancer-related medical images the public can download. All patient identifying information has been removed from the images, and data from the archive has been used for nearly 500 academic papers.”

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