CGCI supports research to comprehensively catalog the genomic alterations in adult and pediatric cancers. The research community can use CGCI data to gain insight into the underlying mechanisms of these cancers and identify potential therapeutic targets.
CGCI: Cancer Genome Characterization Initiative
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The goal of the Burkitt Lymphoma Genome Sequencing Project (BLGSP) is to explore potential genetic changes in patients with Burkitt lymphoma (BL)Opens in a New Tab that could lead to better prevention, detection, and treatment of this rare and aggressive cancer.
The Office of Cancer Genomics (OCG)Opens in a New Tab, along with the Office of HIV and AIDS Malignancies (OHAM)Opens in a New Tab, initiated the HIV+ Tumor Molecular Characterization Project (HTMCP) to gain insight into the genetic events driving HIV-associated cancers and to determine why certain cancers, but not others, have higher incidences in HIV-positive patients.
CGCI developed the Medulloblastoma Project to apply newly emerging genomic methods towards the discovery of novel genetic alterations in medulloblastoma (MB)Opens in a New Tab.