Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

How do I get started?

Check out our tutorial page to get started

How do I get updates on new portal developments and new data sets?

Please join our google groups for portal updates on news mailing list.

Does the portal work on all browsers and operating systems?

We support and test on the following web browsers: Internet Explorer 11.0 and above, Firefox 3.0 and above, Safari and Google Chrome. If you notice any other incompatibilities, please let us know.

How do I cite the portal?

The portal manuscript is currently being submitted and we will let you know once its accepted.

Can I use figures from the portal in my publications or presentations?

Yes, you are free to use any of the figures from the portal in your publications or presentations (many are available as PDFs for easier scaling and editing). When you do, please cite the portal

When using TCGA data in your publications, please adhere to the TCGA publication guidelines.

What if I have other questions or comments?

Please contact us at Previous discussions about the portal are available on the user discussion mailing list.