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Accelerating Research in Genomic Oncology

We know each cancer is different, yet we treat them the same. We dont know ahead of time which treatments will work and which wont. ICGC-ARGO will use these key clinical questions to drive the interrogation of over 100,000 cancer genomes.


projects currently enrolled across 12 countries representing 18 different tumour types

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donors with molecular data
in the ICGC Data Portal (DCC).

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committed donors. Patient engagement is at the core of our mission.

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Changing the paradigm for international research collaboration.

ICGC publishes most comprehensive map of cancer genomes charted to date...

The 48-year-old mother-of-four had gone to her family doctor with a cough that just wouldn’t go away, only to discover a few small tumors in her breast...

In Korea, where a quarter of all cancer deaths are from lung cancer, Keunchil Park led the first genomic study of lung squamous cell carcinoma...

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