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Mutations in the RAS genes — KRAS, HRAS, and NRAS — have been identified in approximately 30% of all human cancers. While RAS gene family members encode proteins that are pivotal for cytoplasmic cell signaling, RAS oncogenes...

April 12, 2018   |   Read More

Ionizing radiation (IR) is a commonly employed cancer treatment that kills cancer cells by damaging their DNA. While the DNA damage response (DDR) pathway may be key to determining tumor responses, radiochemical...

April 2, 2018   |   Read More

The Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research at the National Cancer Institute, part of the United States National Institutes of Health, is spearheading the preparationand training of the proteogenomic research workforce on an international scale.

March 21, 2018   |   Read More

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women living in the United States, with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) accounting for approximately 15% of diagnoses. While chemotherapy is the standard-of-care in TNBC, resistance is common...

March 12, 2018   |   Read More

A catalogue of molecular aberrations that cause ovarian cancer is critical for developing and deploying diagnostics and therapies that will improve patients’ lives. Because a comprehensive molecular view of cancer is important for ultimately guiding treatment, the National Cancer Institute (NCI...

March 5, 2018   |   Read More

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) is pleased to announce that teams led by Jaewoo Kang (Korea University), and Yuanfang Guan with Hongyang Li (University of Michigan) as the best performers of the NCI-CPTAC DREAM Proteogenomics Computational...

February 6, 2018   |   Read More

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) announces the release of the cancer proteome confirmatory colon study data. The goal of the study is to analyze the proteomes of approximately 100 confirmatory colon tumor patients, which includes tumor and...

December 18, 2017   |   Read More

Liquid chromatography tandem-mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)- based methods such as isobaric tags for relative and absolute quantification (iTRAQ) and tandem mass tags (TMT) have been shown to provide overall better quantification accuracy and reproducibility over other LC-MS/MS techniques. However...

December 5, 2017   |   Read More

Multi-omics analysis has grown in popularity among biomedical researchers given the comprehensive characterization of thousands of molecular attributes in addition to clinical attributes. Several data portals have been devised to make these datasets directly available to the cancer research...

November 27, 2017   |   Read More

The November 1, 2017 issue of Cancer Research is dedicated to a collection of computational resource papers in genomics, proteomics, animal models, imaging, and clinical subjects for non-bioinformaticists looking to incorporate computing tools into their work. Scientists at Pacific Northwest...

November 15, 2017   |   Read More

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