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15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is transforming how we study, diagnose and treat cancer.
Genomics is transforming how we study, diagnose and treat … found in the body, but by how their genomes have changed? Cancer is caused by changes in your genome, but advances in …
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The TCGA network describes uterine and bile duct cancer.
… NHGRI Communications and Public Liaison Branch … The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a program co-funded by the National Cancer Institute and NHGRI, has greatly improved our … - outlining the molecular similarities between different cancer patients and cancer types, as well as documenting what …
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Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network have identified new potential therapeutic targets for a major form of bladder cancer.
… and Public Liaison Branch … Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have identified … potential therapeutic targets for a major form of bladder cancer, including important genes and pathways that are … Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., director, NCI Center for Cancer Genomics. TCGA data are freely available prepublication to …
Genetic Disorders
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer.
… Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer. Each year, approximately 200,000 women in the United …
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Stomach cancers fall into four distinct molecular subtypes researchers with The Cancer Genome Atlas Network have found.
… into four distinct molecular subtypes researchers with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network have found. In the study, … researchers think about developing treatments for stomach cancer, also called gastric cancers or gastric … Quick Facts, Q&A, graphics, glossary, a brief guide to genomics and a media library of images can be found at …
The Genomics Landscape
In the June 2018 issue of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green highlights the success of The Cancer Genome Atlas.
… are available on the ' Establishing a 2020 Vision for Genomics ' website. NHGRI will host a Town Hall at the … the field of genomics.   …   After more than a decade, The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) program is drawing to an end. A … initiated and supported by NHGRI and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), with over $300 million in total …
Genetic Disorders
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States.
… Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. An estimated 40 to 50 percent of Americans who live to age 65 will have skin cancer at least once. … Skin cancer is the most common type …
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Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas have discovered genomic differences in head and neck cancers caused by infection with the human papillomavirus.
… Steven Benowitz … Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have discovered … … The researchers also uncovered new smoking-related cancer subtypes and potential new drug targets, and found … Quick Facts, Q&A, graphics, glossary, a brief guide to genomics and a media library of available images can be found …
Educational Resources
Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell growth.
CancerCancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell growth. … Cancer, Cell Division, Mutation, DNA Error, Metastasis, Tumor, Family Health History … Cancer is a disease in which some of the body’s cells grow …
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Researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network identify novel mutations in a well-known cancer-causing pathway in lung adenocarcinoma.
… Steven Benowitz … Researchers from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have identified novel mutations in a well-known cancer-causing pathway in lung adenocarcinoma, the most … Quick Facts, Q&A, graphics, glossary, a brief guide to genomics and a media library of available images can be found …