International data-sharing for radiotherapy research: An open-source based infrastructure for multicentric clinical data mining

Erik Roelofs, Andre Dekker*, Elisa Meldolesi, Ruud G. P. M. van Stiphout, Vincenzo Valentini, Philippe Lambin

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Abstract

Extensive, multifactorial data sharing is a crucial prerequisite for current and future (radiotherapy) research. However, the cost, time and effort to achieve this are often a roadblock. We present an open-source based data-sharing infrastructure between two radiotherapy departments, allowing seamless exchange of de-identified, automatically translated clinical and biomedical treatment data.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)370-374
JournalRadiotherapy and Oncology
Volume110
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

Keywords

  • Medical informatics
  • Knowledge engineering
  • Machine learning
  • Data mining
  • Open source software

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