How do I filter to just one cancer type

For users who wish to use the datasets in a Pan-Can cohort but need to view just one cancer type.

Generalized Steps

1. Add the phenotype column that details the cancer type

Please see the study specific instructions for which column

2. Use the filter functionality to select the cancer type

Using the filter search bar:

Search for the cancer type you are interested in, making sure that it is listed in the phenotype column.

More help can be found at:

3. Filter to just those samples

Click the Filter + subgroup menu next to the search bar and select 'Keep Samples'

4. Add columns of data you want to see on those samples

Click on 'Click on Add column' to the right of the last column to add more data, such as gene expression, to the view.

For TCGA Pan-Cancer (PANCAN) ...

For the TCGA PanCan (PANCAN), you will want to add the phenotype column:

cancer type abbreviation

Here is a bookmark that will take you to the TCGA PanCan (PANCAN) Study with that phenotype column already selected.

For GDC TCGA PanCan (PANCAN) ...

For the GDC TCGA PanCan (PANCAN), you will want to add the phenotype column:

disease_type

Here is a bookmark that will take you to the GDC TCGA PanCan (PANCAN) Study with that phenotype column already selected.