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The Cancer Genome Atlas
What Is the Cancer Genome Atlas–Origin?
The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a landmark cancer genomics program started in 2006 to molecularly characterize different types of cancers. This was a joint effort of the US government-funded National Cancer Institute and National Human Genome Research Institute under the guidance of Dr. Jean Claude Zenklusen.
Article published online:
25 November 2021
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