Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the website

Information gathering

We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the MD Anderson Institute of Data Science in Oncology network. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous. We use cookies to record information about your online preferences that allow us to personalize your experience of the website. You can control your use of cookies from your web browser, but if you choose not to accept cookies you will not be able to take full advantage of all of the website's features.

Use of information

MD Anderson Institute of Data Science in Oncology staff uses the information gathered above to tailor site content to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. MD Anderson Institute of Data Science in Oncology however, is not liable for the loss, misuse or alteration of information on this site by any third party.


We reserve the right to amend this cookie statement. If we do so, we will post notice of the change on our website and you will be deemed to have accepted such changes. This statement was last updated on November 15, 2022.

Effective date

The effective date of this policy is December 16, 2022.

Cite canSAR

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canSAR: update to the cancer translational research and drug discovery knowledgebase, Patrizio di Micco, Albert A Antolin, Costas Mitsopoulos, Eloy Villasclaras-Fernandez, Domenico Sanfelice, Daniela Dolciami, Pradeep Ramagiri, Ioan L Mica, Joseph E Tym, Philip W Gingrich, Huabin Hu, Paul Workman, Bissan Al-Lazikani Nucl. Acids Res. 2023 Jan 6;51(D1):D1212-D1219. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkac1004