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Note: These collections are currently being migrated to The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA) and will be available again shortly with the exception of RIDER Pilot, which is being deprecated.


The Reference Image Database to Evaluate Therapy Response (RIDER) database is a targeted data collection for the purpose of generating an initial consensus on how to harmonize data collection and analysis for quantitative imaging methods as applied to measure the response to drug or radiation therapy. The long term goal is to provide a resource to permit harmonized methods for data collection and analysis across different commercial imaging platforms, as required to support multi-site clinical trials, using imaging as a biomarker for therapy response. Thus the database should permit an objective comparison of methods for data collection and analysis as a national and international resource as described in the first RIDER white paper report (2006):