NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A flurry of new studies is outlining findings from the first phase of an analysis that brings together Cancer Genome Atlas data on up to a dozen cancer types.

Members of the Pan-Cancer Initiative scoured sequence data for thousands of samples assessed by TCGA to look for genomic features, oncogenic signatures, and potential treatment targets shared between multiple or many cancer types.

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