TCGAretriever: Retrieve Genomic and Clinical Data from TCGA
Version 1.3

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a program aimed at improving our understanding of Cancer Biology. Several TCGA Datasets are available online. 'TCGAretriever' helps accessing and downloading TCGA data hosted on 'cBioPortal' via its Web Interface (see for more information). Features of 'TCGAretriever' include: 1) it is very simple to use (get all the TCGA data you need with a few lines of code); 2) performance (smooth and reliable data download via 'httr'); 3) it is tailored for downloading large volumes of data.

Package details

AuthorDamiano Fantini
Date of publication2016-07-30 23:15:43
MaintainerDamiano Fantini <>
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TCGAretriever documentation built on May 30, 2017, 2:48 a.m.