The Cancer Genome Atlas data

The Institute for Systems Biology Cancer Genomics Cloud (ISB-CGC) provides access to datasets hosted on GCP. These datasets are based on data from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project.

The ISB-CGC datasets include the following from 33 types of tumors:

  • Somatic mutation calls
  • Clinical data
  • mRNA and miRNA expression
  • DNA methylation
  • Protein expression

The ISB-CGC also provides the following GitHub repositories for trying out sample queries and analysis using R, Python, and Cloud Datalab:

Dataset access

BigQuery datasets

You can access the following datasets in BigQuery for data exploration and querying:

About the data

Use: This dataset is publicly available for anyone to use under the terms provided by the dataset source ( and is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, express or implied, from Google. Google disclaims all liability for any damages, direct or indirect, resulting from the use of the dataset.

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