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NCI_GDC (NCI Genomic Data Commons Terms) - Synopsis

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Web site:
https://gdc.cancer.gov/about-gdc

Description
NCI_GDC (NCI Genomic Data Commons) is a data sharing platform that promotes precision medicine in oncology. It is an expandable knowledge network supporting the import and standardization of genomic and clinical data from cancer research programs. The GDC contains NCI-generated data from some of the largest and most comprehensive cancer genomic datasets, including The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Therapies (TARGET).

Metathesaurus Update Frequency
NCI Genomic Data Commons is updated annually as part of the NCI Thesaurus in the Metathesaurus.

Sites Consulted

  1. Genomic Data Commons [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Cancer Institute (US); [updated 2020 Sept 8; cited 2020 Oct 15]. About the DC; [cited 2020 Oct 15]. Available from: https://gdc.cancer.gov/about-gdc; GDC Overview: https://gdc.cancer.gov/about-gdc/gdc-overview