A Cardio-Oncology Data Commons: Lessons from Pediatric Oncology
Purpose of Review
To describe the role of big data in cardio-oncology.
There is a trend towards developing cloud-based, integrated registries to improve data collection, access, and analysis.
Using a template from pediatric oncology, a cardio-oncology data commons is a novel opportunity to integrate data elements into a cloud-based platform. A cloud-based registry provides advantages of multi-institutional collaboration, rapid data access, a virtual visualization, and analytic tools to reduce infrastructure redundancy. The data commons would include integrated clinical data, blood samples, and genomic data to streamline discovery and analysis for researchers. A cardio-oncology data commons would be a large step forward in bringing cardio-oncology to the forefront of big data.
KeywordsCardio-oncology Big data Data commons Pediatric oncology
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Conflict of Interest
Anant Mandawat, Logan Eberly, and William Border declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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