• National Cancer Institute
  • National Human Genome Research Institute

TCGA identifies novel genomic changes in lung adenocarcinoma

Researchers from the TCGA Research Network have identified novel mutations in a well-known cancer-causing pathway in lung adenocarcinoma, the most common subtype of lung cancer.

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Filling in the Gaps in the Catalog of Cancer Genes

Dr. Gad Getz and his group at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard identifies 33 new cancer-causing genes and finds that the catalog of cancer genes is far from complete. Learn more about the current cancer genome landscape in this Case Study.

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Cancers Selected for Study

The Cancer Genome Atlas researchers are mapping the genetic changes in 20 cancers. Find out which cancers have been selected for study, the criteria for selection and the scientific questions being asked about each cancer.

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Program Overview

Explore how The Cancer Genome Atlas works, the components of the TCGA Research Network and TCGA's place in the cancer genomics field in the Program Overview.

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