dami82/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.

Getting started

Package details

AuthorDamiano Fantini
MaintainerDamiano Fantini <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-2
Version1.3
Package repositoryView on GitHub
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("devtools")
library(devtools)
install_github("dami82/TCGAretriever")
dami82/TCGAretriever documentation built on May 12, 2017, 3:34 p.m.