An Integrated TCGA Pan-Cancer Clinical Data Resource to Drive High-Quality Survival Outcome Analytics
Jianfang Liu, Tara Lichtenberg, Katherine A Hoadley, Laila M Poisson, Alexander J Lazar, Andrew D Cherniack, Albert J Kovatich, Christopher C Benz, Douglas A Levine, Adrian V Lee, Larsson Omberg, Denise M Wolf, Craig D Shriver, Vesteinn Thorsson, Hai Hu
Cell | CELL PRESS | Published : 2018
Awarded by U.S. Department of Defense through the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Awarded by TCGA
We thank the patients who participated in this study. We are grateful for the clinical staff of TCGA Tissue Source Sites and the staff of the TCGA Biospecimen Core Resource for collecting, compiling, and processing the clinical data for TCGA that laid the foundation for this study. We thank Ms. Anupama Praveen-Kumar and Drs. Joseph Vockley and Praveen-Kumar Raj-Kumar for helpful discussions and Mr. Peter T. Hu for creating the graphical abstract. Members of the TCGA PanCanAtlas Network and especially those from the Immune Response AWG participated in discussions as the project progressed. The study was supported by W81XWH-12-2-0050, HU0001-16-2-0004 from the U.S. Department of Defense through the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy of the department of Army/Navy/Air Force, Department of Defense, or U.S. government. The study was also supported by the TCGA grants U54 HG003273, U54 HG003067, U54 HG003079, U24 CA143799, U24 CA143835, U24 CA143840, U24 CA143843, U24 CA143845, U24 CA143848, U24 CA143858, U24 CA143866, U24 CA143867, U24 CA143882, U24 CA143883, U24 CA144025, P30 CA016672.