CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2021; 42(04): 353-355
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1735440
Trainees’ Corner

The Cancer Genome Atlas

B. Minu Chandra Muddabhaktuni
1   Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala
1   Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
› Author Affiliations

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.[1]



Publication History

Article published online:
25 November 2021

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