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Cancer Genome Characterization Initiative

Visit the database of genomic characterization data for multiple tumor types.

CGAP Educational Resources

Web-based Tutorials

Slide tutorials for the general public describe complex scientific concepts in straightforward text, accompanied by easy to understand diagrams.
  • Understanding CGAP explains the basic scientific concepts behind the Cancer Genome Anatomy Project.
  • SNPs and Cancer explains Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) and how they can influence a person's health, and in particular cancer.

The CGAP Website Virtual Tour CD

The CGAP Website Virtual Tour CD guides a scientific investigator through the CGAP web site with easy to understand graphics, text, and examples of queries and results. Free copies are available on request from the Office of Cancer Genomics.