TCGA Study of Nervous System Cancers

Researchers with The Cancer Genome Atlas Network determined that pheochromocytomas (PCC) and paragangliomas (PGL) can be classified into four distinct subtypes and also found several novel alterations never before seen in these rare cancers of the autonomic nervous system.

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TCGA's Study of Cervical Cancer

TCGA's comprehensive analysis of cervical cancer found genomic alterations that may help target therapies, and revealed a small subset of tumors that were not linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Photo Credit: The Cancer Genome Atlas et al. Nature. [CC-BY-4.0]

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Cancers Selected For Study map

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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