Sunday, February 10, 2008

Update of Neoplasm Classification

An update for the Neoplasm Classification, an open access document distributed under the GNU Free Documentation License, is now available as a gzipped XML file:

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The latest version of the Neoplasm Classification contains over 146,400 different terms, of which 130,482 are classified names of neoplasms listed under 5,855 concepts.

An explanation of the classification is found in the beginning of the file.

This is the world's largest and most comprehensive listing of neoplasm names and is intended for use in biomedical informatics research and cancer research.

-Jules Berman tags: medical nomenclature, terminology
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