TCGAretriever (1.3)

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Retrieve Genomic and Clinical Data from TCGA.

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a program aimed at improving our understanding of Cancer Biology. Several TCGA Datasets are available online. 'TCGAretriever' helps accessing and downloading TCGA data hosted on 'cBioPortal' via its Web Interface (see for more information). Features of 'TCGAretriever' include: 1) it is very simple to use (get all the TCGA data you need with a few lines of code); 2) performance (smooth and reliable data download via 'httr'); 3) it is tailored for downloading large volumes of data.

Maintainer: "Damiano Fantini"
Author(s): Damiano Fantini

License: GPL-2

Uses: httr, Hmisc, XML

Released almost 3 years ago.

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