Nearly 60 NCI-designated cancer centers and 16 community cancer centers are connected to caBIG tools and infrastructure, with a growing number of users.
To meet requirements of the caBIG initiative, each specimen within the network must be uniquely identified for biospecimen tracking.
The NCI will use DE-ID internally and sublicense the software to sixteen (16) NCI-designated Cancer Centers participating in caBIG(TM) across the United States as part of a program to advance the development of the caBIG network while considering longer term, strategic options.
By building caBIG together, members of the cancer research community solve a critical problem in ways that meet their individual needs, as well as the community's collective needs.
He is recognized worldwide as a premier authority on digital medical imaging and is currently responsible for the National Cancer Institute's Image Archive and serves as workspace lead of NCI's caBIG
In Vivo Imaging Workspace.
Fridsma, as part of the National Cancer Institute's caBIG
development work to create a unified Structured Protocol Representation, has been working closely with members of the CDISC and HL7 communities to develop a domain analysis model, called the Biomedical Research Integrated Domain Group (BRIDG) Model.
We are delighted to support this conference and the ongoing efforts of groups such as caBIG
and caProteo, which are critical in this important fight.