The Cancer Genomics Hub mission is now completed.

The Cancer Genomics Hub was established in August 2011 to provide a repository to The Cancer Genome Atlas, the childhood cancer initiative Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments and the Cancer Genome Characterization Initiative.

CGHub rapidly grew to be the largest database of cancer genomes in the world, storing more than 2.5 petabytes of data and serving downloads of nearly 3 petabytes per month.

As the central repository for the foundational genome files, CGHub streamlined team science efforts as data became as easy to obtain as downloading from a hard drive.

The convenient access to Big Data, and the collaborations that CGHub made possible, are now essential to cancer research. That work continues at the NCI's Genomic Data Commons. All files previously stored at CGHub can be found there.

The Website for the Genomic Data Commons is here: https://gdc.nci.nih.gov/

Funding for CGHub

CGHub has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health,
under Contract No. HHSN261200800001E.

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