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Fig. 1: The ICGC Data Portal Facet Search interface.
Fig. 2: Using the ICGC Data Portal.

Code availability

Software code of the ICGC infrastructure, including the ICGC Data Portal, is available at under the GNU General Public License Version 3.

Data availability

The ICGC dataset is available at Data access is governed by the ICGC Data Access Office for non-US projects and by the dbGaP Authorized Access program for US-based projects.


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The authors received support for this work from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) through funding provided by the government of Ontario.

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V.F. and J.Z. led the system design and implementation with contributions from L.D.S., D.A. and R.B.; D.A. and A.L. contributed to the software architecture design and coding; J.Z., R.B. and H.N.-B. contributed to system quality control; F.G. managed the software developer team. The manuscript was prepared by R.B. and V.F. with contributions from L.D.S., J.Z. and D.A. All authors reviewed the manuscript.

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Zhang, J., Bajari, R., Andric, D. et al. The International Cancer Genome Consortium Data Portal. Nat Biotechnol 37, 367–369 (2019).

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