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May 20, 2010

This report provides an overview of current childhood cancer statistics to facilitate analysis of the impact of past research discoveries on outcome and provide essential information for...

April 30, 2010

The western clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis is an important model for vertebrate development that combines experimental advantages of the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis with more tractable...

April 15, 2010

The Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments (TARGET) Data Portal enables the cancer research community to search, download, and analyze data generated by the TARGET...

March 05, 2010

Open and controlled-access tiers of CGCI datasets are available for each cancer studied.

September 24, 2009

As part of the National Cancer Institute's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding to significantly enhance cancer research, the Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate...

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September 20, 2009

We report a genome-wide association study in 10,286 cases and 9,135 controls of European ancestry in the Cancer Genetic Markers of Susceptibility (CGEMS) initiative. We identify a new association...

September 18, 2009

Since its start, the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC) has sought to provide at least one full- CDS cDNA clone for every human and mouse gene with a RefSeq transcript, and at least 6200 rat genes....

June 09, 2009

Pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a heterogeneous disease consisting of distinct clinical and biological subtypes that are characterized by specific chromosomal abnormalities or gene...

January 07, 2009
Gene Abnormality Found To Predict Childhood Leukemia Relapse

Scientists have identified mutations in a gene that predict a high likelihood of relapse in children with acute...

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September 04, 2008

Large-Scale Effort Identifies New Genetic Mutations, Core Pathways

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network, a collaborative effort funded by the National...