2017 meant change for the Text Information Extraction System (TIES) software. We released two new versions (5.65 and 5.7), and TIES started processing documents for Stony Brook University. Additionally, TIES and the TCRN members published several papers on cancer research and Noble Coder (a natural language processing component). TIES also gained a new TCRN website, designed to make becoming a new TIES node even easier. All of this progress helped fuel research and continue the process of tissue exchange across the TCRN.

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