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Table 1 Cancer types and their respective sample sizes

From: Predicting cancer type from tumour DNA signatures

Cancer type (data set) Class label Sample size
Bladder urothelial carcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2014) [47] 1 127
Breast invasive carcinoma (TCGA, Cell 2015) [48] 2 973
Colorectal adenocarcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2012) [49] 3 212
Glioblastoma (TCGA, Cell 2013) [50] 4 280
Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2015) [51] 5 279
Kidney renal clear cell carcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2013) [52] 6 418
Acute myeloid leukaemia (TCGA, NEJM 2013) [53] 7 190
Lung adenocarcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2014) [54] 8 230
Lung squamous cell carcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2012) [55] 9 178
Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2011) [56] 10 316
Uterine corpus endometrial carcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2013) [57] 11 240
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (MSKCC, Nat Genet 2013) [58] 12 55
Brain lower grade glioma (TCGA, Provisional) 13 279
Cervical squamous cell carcinoma and endocervical adenocarcinoma (TCGA, Provisional) 14 191
Kidney renal papillary cell carcinoma (TCGA, Provisional) 15 161
Liver hepatocellular carcinoma (AMC, Hepatology 2014) [59] 16 231
Pancreatic adenocarcinoma (TCGA, Provisional) 17 145
Prostate adenocarcinoma (TCGA, Cell 2015) [60] 18 332
Skin cutaneous melanoma (TCGA, Provisional) 19 278
Stomach adenocarcinoma (TCGA, Nature 2014) [61] 20 287
Papillary thyroid carcinoma (TCGA, Cell 2014) [62] 21 399
Adrenocortical carcinoma (TCGA, Provisional) 22 88
Kidney chromophobe (TCGA, Cancer Cell 2014) [63] 23 65
Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma (TCGA, Provisional) 24 161
Sarcoma (TCGA, Provisional) 25 240
Testicular germ cell cancer (TCGA, Provisional) 26 149
Uterine carcinosarcoma (TCGA, Provisional) 27 56
Uveal melanoma (TCGA, Provisional) 28 80
  1. The data were downloaded via the cBioPortal for Cancer Genomics