The Impact of TCGA

Jean Claude Zenklusen, Ph.D., Director of TCGA, discusses TCGA's impact on cancer research.

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TCGA's Study of Prostate Cancer

TCGA identifies subtypes of prostate cancer

A comprehensive analysis of 333 prostate cancers identified key genetic alterations that may help improve classification and treatment of the disease. 

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Cancers Selected for Study

The Cancer Genome Atlas researchers are mapping the genetic changes in 33 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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    RESEARCHER PROFILE: Next Generation Mentoring
    Dr. Hui Shen, Ph.D. is a cancer genomicist who was “born and raised in TCGA.” From the outset of her graduate education, she had the opportunity to work with multiple mentors spanning scientific fields and institutions. Her advice: “Definitely try out team science.”
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