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- January 29, 2014
TCGA Bladder Cancer Study Reveals Potential Drug Targets, Similarities to Several Cancers
Investigators with the TCGA Research Network have identified new potential therapeutic targets for a major form of bladder cancer, including important genes and pathways that are disrupted in the disease.
- October 28, 2013
Genomic Understanding of Glioblastoma Expanded
Researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas completed their characterization of over 500 samples of GBM and found additional mutated genes related to chromatin modification.
- October 24, 2013
Protein Characterization Centers Release First Data Set
A component of the TCGA Research Network, the Protein Characterization Centers (PCCs), also part of NCI’s Clinical Proteome Tumor Analysis Consortium, has released the proteomic data generated from TCGA’s colorectal cancer samples.
- February 11, 2014
A Catalog of Cancer Genes That’s Done, or Just a Start
The New York Times reports on a study published in Nature by researchers at the Broad Institute that asks how close scientists are to completing a catalog of cancer genes.
- May 01, 2013
Cancers Share Gene Patterns, Studies Affirm
The New York Times reports on two new characterization studies of acute myeloid leukemia and endometrial cancer by the The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network.
- December 04, 2012
Breaking Down Breast Cancer
Time surveys the top 10 medical breakthroughs of 2012, and number six is TCGA's comprehensive characterization of breast cancer.
Histopathological image of cerebral glioblastoma.
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The difference between a normal cell and cancer cell and how understanding the changes in DNA that cause cancer can help doctors develop better treatments.
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