Table 1

Total number of samples, cancer samples, and control samples for selected tissue types

Tissue type

Number of samples

Number of cancers

Number of controls


Breast

9,795

8,890

790

Bone marrow

7,594

5,113

2,019

Brain

7,424

1,214

1,886

Lung

4,823

2,636

1,085

Liver

3,781

875

436

Prostate

2,717

2,250

424

Colon

2,460

1,722

254

Blood

2,247

177

648

Kidney

2,116

913

348

Ovary

2,075

1,603

109

Skin

1 454

389

284

Lymph node

1,365

1,159

58


Coletta et al. Genome Biology 2012 13:R104   doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-11-r104

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