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- July 23, 2014
TCGA Researchers Identify Four Subtypes of Stomach Cancer
Researchers with the TCGA Research Network have found that stomach cancers, also called gastric cancers or gastric adenocarcinomas, fall into four distinct molecular subtypes.
- July 09, 2014
Study identifies novel genomic changes in the most common type of lung cancer
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.
- April 30, 2014
The ICGC-TCGA DREAM Somatic Mutation Calling (SMC) Challenge
The SMC Challenge is an open, crowd-sourced initiative to identify the most accurate and robust methods for detecting cancer-associated mutations.
- July 25, 2014
Study Finds Mutations in Lung Cancer DNA
The Boston Globe reports on The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network's identification of the top 18 gene mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma.
- 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.
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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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