NCI Thesaurus: Using Science-Based Terminology to Integrate Cancer Research Results

@article{Coronado2004NCITU,
  title={NCI Thesaurus: Using Science-Based Terminology to Integrate Cancer Research Results},
  author={Sherri de Coronado and Margaret W. Haber and Nicholas Sioutos and Mark S. Tuttle and Lawrence W. Wright},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2004},
  volume={107 Pt 1},
  pages={33-7}
}
Cancer researchers need to be able to organize and report their results in a way that others can find, build upon, and relate to the specific clinical conditions of individual patients. NCI Thesaurus is a description logic terminology based on current science that helps individuals and software applications connect and organize the results of cancer research, e.g., by disease and underlying biology. Currently containing some 34,000 concepts--covering chemicals, drugs and other therapies… CONTINUE READING
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