How the Cancer Genomic Atlas will work

How the Cancer Genomic Atlas will work

Summary: The Cancer Genomic Atlas will have a heavy information technology component as it crunches data to map the cancer genome.


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  • The project will collect two samples from an individual. The first will be the tumor and the second will be normal tissue. These will be tracked via bar code and DNA tests.

  • Data from the samples will be compiled and combined with other information. The National Cancer Institute has made privacy a big priority.

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  • Fighting Cancer

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