TCGA on AWS

cancer genomic life sciences

Description

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a joint effort of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to accelerate our understanding of the molecular basis of cancer. TCGA-funded researchers across the United States have produced a corpus of raw and processed genomic, transcriptomic, and epigenomic data from thousands of cancer patients.

Update Frequency

Weekly

License

Data use is subject to the access and publication polices of the source, including the NIH Genomic Data Sharing policy. Distribution of the data is subject to NIH Trusted Partner policies.

Documentation

http://www.cancergenomicscloud.org/

Contact

cgc@sbgenomics.com

Usage Examples

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    While the data are hosted within Amazon S3, access is currently only possible through the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot (http://www.cancergenomicscloud.org/). Researchers wishing to access the TCGA controlled data must be registered within that system, and also be listed on an approved TCGA Data Access Request.
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    arn:aws:s3:::tcga
    AWS Region
    us-east-1

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