TCIA is a service which de-identifies and hosts a large archive of medical images of cancer accessible for public download. The data are organized as “collections”; typically patients’ imaging related by a common disease (e.g. lung cancer), image modality or type (MRI, CT, digital histopathology, etc) or research focus. Supporting data related to the images such as patient outcomes, treatment details, genomics and expert analyses are also provided when available.
TCIA is covered by Clarivate Data Citation Index. is covered by Elsevier.
TCIA and IDC https://www.re3data.org/repository/r3d100014074 are partners in providing FAIR data for cancer imaging researchers. While some of the functions between the two resources are similar, there are also key differences. https://learn.canceridc.dev/frequently-asked-questions