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The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a comprehensive, collaborative effort led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to map the genomic changes associated with specific types of tumors to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Its mission is to accelerate the understanding of the molecular basis of cancer through the application of genome analysis and characterization technologies.


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How to cite this record TCGA; The Cancer Genome Atlas; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 3, 2020, 3:17 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 19 2021 6:38 p.m.

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Record updated: Dec. 20, 2019, 2:05 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA): an immeasurable source of knowledge.

Tomczak K,Czerwinska P,Wiznerowicz M
Contemp Oncol (Pozn) 2015

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The future of cancer genomics.

Nat Med 2015

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Making sense of cancer genomic data.

Chin L,Hahn WC,Getz G,Meyerson M
Genes Dev 2011

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Cancer genomics: from discovery science to personalized medicine.

Chin L,Andersen JN,Futreal PA
Nat Med 2011

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