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AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2012; 2012: 105.
Published online 2012 March 19.
PMCID: PMC3392051

Towards to an Oncology Database (ONCOD) using a data warehousing approach


While data warehousing approaches have been increasingly adopted in the biomedical informatics community for individualized data integration, effectively dealing with data integration, access, and application remains a challenging issue. In this report, focusing on ontology data, we describe how to use an established data warehouse system, named TRAM, to provide a data mart layer to address this issue. Our effort has resulted in a twofold achievement: 1) a model data mart tailored to facilitate oncology data integration and application (ONCOD), and 2) a flexible system architecture that has potential to be customized to support other data marts for various major medical fields.

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