People and Contacts

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is coordinated by a project team comprised of individuals from both the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute and advised by an External Scientific Committee whose membership includes patient advocates, senior scientists and clinicians with relevant expertise in cancer, genomics and ethics.  

About Contacting TCGA

  • TCGA cannot share samples or analytes from the TCGA project with any external entities.
  • The program office does not provide help with bioinformatics or guidance on independent research projects that use TCGA data.
  • If you have a question about data in the Genomic Data Commons, please contact

Select a link below for more information:

TCGA Project Team
TCGA External Scientific Committee
TCGA Program Office