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

  • Data management will become difficult given all the variables in cancer tissue.

  • Once the data is compiled it will be stored in a data coordination center. Middleware, specifically Jboss, will be the interface to various databases involved with the project.

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