EUCANCan enters the final project phase:...

EUCANCan recently entered the final project phase. The Horizon 2020-funded project is designed as a testbed for testing out different technical and sociological solutions to challenges related with the sharing of genomic and clinical data across different institutions in the context of modern oncology. As part of this effort, the consortium aims at building a […]

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Publication update: Prof Bartha M. Knoppers...

EUCANCan’s consortium is passionate about disseminating its knowledge about opportunities and challenges with sharing health data across countries and research institutions. Prof Bartha M. Knoppers from the McGill University in Montreal, Canada, has been very active in recent months and co-authored two publications. One article, titled Ethical challenges of precision cancer medicine has been published […]

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EUCANCan Annual Meeting 2020

From April 20 to 22, the EUCANCan consortium held its annual meeting, which was jointly hosted by Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC). Canadian project coordinator Lincoln Stein (OICR) and Coordinator David Torrents (BSC) chaired the meeting, which was attended by participants from all 18 partner institutions.Due to the travel […]

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EUCANCan consortium members contributing to new...

In its first February Issue of 2020, Nature published the integrative analysis of more than 2,600 whole cancer genomes and their matching normal tissues across 38 tumor types as their cover story “Cancer catalogued”. The groundbreaking analysis is presented in six papers by the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG) consortium. The EUCANCan partners OICR, […]

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