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In addition to applications that help you manage your own research data, the caBIG® program provides access to more than 4.76+ million publicly available medical images; nearly 550,000 SNPs for prostate and breast cancer; 16,000+ gene expression data arrays; ~7,000 annotated human genes; and 430 signaling pathways.*

What publicly available data would you like to query?

Genomic and clinical data from a wide variety of cancer types

Genomic/clinical data on glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and ovarian tumors
(Available through The Cancer Genome Atlas - TCGA)

Gene expression/genomic characterizations and gene sequencing data for acute lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias (ALL and AML), neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma, and high-risk Wilms tumor in children
(Available through Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments - TARGET)

Human genes that have associations with cancer
(Available through the Cancer Gene Index)

Microarray gene expression data across a variety of cancers
(Available through NCI-hosted instance of caArray)

Prostate and breast cancer SNPs
(Available through Cancer Genetic Markers of Susceptibility - CGEMS)

SNP, microarray gene expression, image, and patient outcome data from multiple studies
(Available through NCI-hosted instance of caIntegrator)

Primary brain tumor data matched to molecular and clinical data
(Available through the Repository for Molecular Brain Neoplasia Data - REMBRANDT)

Imaging information

In vivo DICOM medical images with clinical and genomic data
(Available through the NCI-hosted instance of the National Biomedical Imaging Archive)

Pre-surgical brain tumor MRI images matched to gene expression data
(Available through Visually Accessible Rembrandt Images - VASARI)

Protein, pathway, and gene annotation information

Protein sequences
(Available through the Protein Information Resource hosted at Georgetown University)

Signaling pathways for biomolecular interactions and key cellular processes
(Available through the Pathway Interaction Database)

Genome annotations integrated with clinical outcomes
(Available through cancer Bioinformatics Infrastructure Objects hosted by multiple entities)

Animal models for human cancers

Animal models for human cancer that include design information, genetic descriptions, histopathology, images, microarray data, and other information
(Available through the NCI-hosted instance of the cancer Models Database)

Nanoparticle information

Nanoparticle samples, protocols, and publications (publicly available)
(Available through NCI-hosted instance of caNanoLab)

* Data collected as of late 2010

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