ICGC ARGO Data Platform

The International Cancer Genome Consortium Accelerating Research in Genomic Oncology (ICGC ARGO) aims to uniformly analyze specimens from 100,000 donors with high quality clinical data in order to address outstanding questions that are vital to the quest to defeat cancer.

Access Controlled Data

The Data Access Compliance Office (DACO) handles approval for access to controlled molecular data in the ARGO Data Platform.

Download Data

ICGC ARGO clinical data will be available for download in the File Repository. Molecular data can be downloaded after obtaining DACO approval.

Data Analysis Workflows

ICGC ARGO uniformly analyzes molecular data against the GRCh38 Human Reference Genome.

Latest News

May 24, 2024: Data Release 9.0 adds 1,223 new donors and 43,107 new molecular files and clinical data. This includes the first release of data from the BC Cancer Personalised OncoGenics Program (POG-CA) and updates from the CRUK Grand Challenge-Autographs (MUTO-INTL) and Polyethnic-1000 (P1000-US) programs.

April 24, 2024:
Downloads of ARGO clinical data will now include an Exceptions Manifest file. This new file includes a detailed list of any exceptions to the ARGO data dictionary that affect the donors included in the download.

March 11, 2024:
Data Release 8.0 is now available, adding molecular and clinical data for 515 new donors from MUTO-INTL and P1000-US Programs.

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Publication Guidelines

How to cite the ARGO Data Platform and datasets within your publication.

Release Notes

Find details about Platform software releases and data releases.

Programmatic APIs

Access Platform data through our public ARGO API.

ICGC 25K Data Portal

Explore the original initiative that produced >20,000 tumour genomes across 26 cancer types.

Data Submission

Instructions for programs to submit clinical and molecular data.


Resources for how to use the ARGO Data Platform and how to access data.

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