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Pilot Project To Map Three Cancers
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The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Brochure
Charting a New Course for Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Cancer

The Cancer Genome Atlas Pilot Project brochure is designed for the public and describes some aspects of cancer development and the Pilot Project. The brochure summarizes information on the cancers being studied, the components of the Pilot Project, and long term goals for the Atlas, including improvement of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Reports

In the course of developing The Cancer Genome Atlas Pilot Project, the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute have received input from some of the world’s leading experts in areas such as cancer genomics, bioinformatics, microarray technologies, and bioethics, as well as members of the patient advocacy community. The reports received by NCI and NHGRI are available below.

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Policy Documents

In maintaining responsible data use practices for TCGA and using consistent publication practices as data becomes more readily available, TCGA’s leading experts have released a new TCGA data use policy and publications guide. The data use policy and publishing guidelines are available below:
The Responsible Use and Publication of Data Generated by the TCGA Pilot Project
Publication Guidelines for Members of the TCGA Network

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