NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute today disclosed additional information about the Cancer Genome Atlas Pilot Project.
 
According to the organizers, awards have been made to seven institutions in five states to establish Cancer Genome Characterization Centers. These centers, which will work as a network, will be charged to use genome -analysis technologies “to identify major changes in the genomes of the cancers chosen for TCGA pilot program.”
 

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