• National Cancer Institute
  • National Human Genome Research Institute

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA): The next stage

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), the NIH research program that has helped set the standards for characterizing the genomic underpinnings of dozens of cancers on a large scale, is moving to its next phase.

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NIH Natcher Conference Center

TCGA Fourth Annual Scientific Symposium

Monday, May 11 - Tuesday, May 12, 2015 National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. This open scientific meeting will consist of collaborative workshops, poster sessions, and plenary sessions.

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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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