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AACR Project Genomics Evidence Neoplasia Information Exchange

Disclosed Personal Data Health

The Data

As part of the Obama administration's Precision Medicine Initiative, The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is releasing more than 19,000 de-identified genomic records. This includes information on 59 major types of cancer, including breast, colorectal, and lung cancer.

How the data was shared

According to its website, "The genomic data and a limited amount of linked clinical data for each patient can be accessed via the AACR website or downloaded directly from Sage Bionetworks."

Purpose of Data Shared

As part of the Precision Medicine initiative, the AACR's data initiative aims to promote the sharing and exchange of big data in an open and cooperative ecosystem, so as to accelerate healthcare research and spur the development of new insights and innovative cancer treatment.

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