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- May 09, 2016
Analysis of rare endocrine cancer reveals novel genetic alterations
In the most comprehensive molecular characterization to date of adrenocortical carcinoma, a rare cancer of the adrenal cortex, researchers extensively analyzed 91 cases for alterations in the tumor genomes.
- November 05, 2015
TCGA study identifies seven distinct subytypes of prostate cancer
A comprehensive analysis of 333 prostate cancers identified key genetic alterations that may help improve classification and treatment of the disease.
- November 04, 2015
Improved understanding of the genetic drivers of papillary renal cell carcinoma
A comprehensive genomic analysis of 161 tumors from people with papillary renal cell carcinoma (PRCC) – the second most common form of kidney cancer –provided insights into the molecular basis of this cancer and may inform its classification and treatment.
- June 10, 2015
Brain Tumor’s Genetic Makeup Critical in Treatment, Research Finds
The New York Times describes the important findings from TCGA's research on lower grade gliomas.
- January 27, 2015
Warning: That Tan Could Be Hazardous
The New York Times reports on TCGA data bolstering the case for the link between melanoma and ultraviolet light exposure.
- October 06, 2014
Cancer Genome Sequencing Will Mean More Targeted Therapies
Forbes interviews Dr. Carolyn Hutter, NHGRI team lead for TCGA, about the influence of cancer genomics on the future of precision medicine.
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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