News Releases and Announcements
- 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.
- March 12, 2014
The Center for Cancer Genomics Data Portal Launches
The new Data Portal for the Center for Cancer Genomics (CCG) will serve as the access point for data generated by CCG programs, collaborations or member offices.
- 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.
- October 24, 2013
TCGA Pan-Cancer Analysis Published in Nature
The first group of papers from The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network members’ integrated analysis of genomic data across multiple cancers has been published in the October issue of Nature.
- September 27, 2013
The Benefits of Looking Across Many Cancer Genomes: A Perspective
TCGA researchers have developed a formal project for a cross tumor analysis, called Pan-Cancer. Its goal is to assemble TCGA’s wealth of data across tumor types, analyze and interpret those data, and finally, make both the analyses and the data freely available.
- June 23, 2013
Kidney Cancer Progression Linked to Shifts in Tumor Metabolism
Scientists with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) identify genomic alterations tied to tumor aggressiveness.
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