RTCGAToolbox: A New Tool for Exporting TCGA Firehose Data

  title={RTCGAToolbox: A New Tool for Exporting TCGA Firehose Data},
  author={Mehmet Kemal Samur},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Managing data from large-scale projects (such as The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)) for further analysis is an important and time consuming step for research projects. Several efforts, such as the Firehose project, make TCGA pre-processed data publicly available via web services and data portals, but this information must be managed, downloaded and prepared for subsequent steps. We have developed an open source and extensible R based data client for pre-processed data from… CONTINUE READING
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