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Tools & Resources

DCEG makes available to the scientific community an extensive collection of tools for study design and planning, analysis, and risk assessment, as well as links to a variety of descriptive epidemiology resources and publicly available data. 

Data Sharing Policy

DCEG is committed to sharing research data to further advance science, improve public health, and leverage the investment made by U.S. taxpayers in the Division’s research program.

  • Absolute Risk Modeling

    Learn about absolute risk modeling and how the approach was used to develop the NCI Risk Assessment Tools for breast and colorectal cancer and melanoma.

  • Exposure Assessment Tools

    Exposure assessment tools and methods developed by DCEG investigators to measure exposures for epidemiologic studies of diet and activity, occupation and environment, radiation, and more.

  • Descriptive Epidemiology Resources

    Overview of descriptive epidemiology resources- APC cohort analysis, NCI Cancer Atlas, MP-SIT SEER*Stat

  • Publicly Available Data

    Links to publicly available data from the National Cancer Institute

  • Radiation Dosimetry Tools: NCIDose

    NCIDose is a collection of medical radiation dosimetry tools developed by radiation physicists in the Radiation Epidemiology Branch. These tools can be used to estimate the radiation organ doses received by patients undergoing diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

  • Retrospective on the Informatics Tool Challenge: Driving Innovation and Creativity at DCEG

    The Informatics Tool Challenge, launched in 2014, provides a unique, supplementary funding source for DCEG researchers seeking to create novel tools to enhance data collection, analysis, and other avenues of investigation. A sampling of tools that illustrate the growth and success of the Challenge are described.

  • Search DCEG Publications

    The DCEG Publications database comprises research articles, reviews, and books published by DCEG scientists. Citations may include links to the abstract as well as full-text content from PubMed Central.