News Articles


Prognostic genes in pancreatic cancer

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1527 genes are found to be associated with prognosis in pancreatic cancers and 670 of them correlate with unfavourable prognosis. As part of the Pathology Atlas, release, we present brief and informative summaries of all cancers, and highlight genes with prognostic association in the different cancer forms...Read more


650 genes associated with prognosis in Lung Cancer

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Mitochondrial pyruvate carrier and calcium binding protein S100A16 are two genes whose expression is associated with favorable and unfavorable prognosis in lung cancer, one of the deadliest cancer forms...Read more


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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In this week's Pathology Atlas blog post, we highlight genes with prognostic association to ovarian cancer , as September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the US. Ovarian cancer is the fifth most frequent cause of cancer death in women, and 50% of all ovarian cancers are diagnosed in women older than 65 years of age.

Epithelial ovarian carcinoma is one of the most common gynecologic malignancy. There are five subtypes of epithelial ovarian carcinoma, of which high-grade serous carcinoma is the most common...Read more


Awareness for prostate cancer

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As part of the release of the Pathology Atlas, the Human Protein Atlas Blog presents brief and informative summaries of most cancers, and highlight genes with prognostic association in the different cancer forms. The Pathology Atlas is an open access database which includes quantitative transcriptomics data and spatial proteomics data of the major human cancer types that have been analyzed using a systems level approach.

We focus on prostate cancer in this week's blog post to highlight Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in North America and the European Prostate Cancer Awareness Day on the 27th of September...Read more


Focusing on prognostic genes in breast cancer

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The Pathology Atlas, recently published in Science presents key proteins associated with different cancer types. This week's news article will focus on breast cancer and proteins related to cancer prognosis.

Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer form in women worldwide. The cancer can roughly be classified as ductal or lobular breast cancer depending on the origin. The majority of breast cancers develop sporadically, but for 5-10% of patients there is an inherited factor associated with increased breast cancer risk, namely the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Women with abnormal BRCA1 or BRCA2 have higher risk of developing breast cancer...Read more


Upcoming Events


Subcellular Mapping of the Human Proteome

September 18, 2018, 5:00pm CEST, 5:00pm CEST

Xtalks webinar with Charlotte Stadler, PhD.

Subcellular Mapping of the Human Proteome - An Open Access Resource from the Human Protein Atlas Project

3rd International Antibody Validation Meeting

September 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018

On September 20th, at 10 am, Mathias Uhlén will give a talk on "Enhanced validation of antibodies for research applications". The meeting is held at Chancellors' Building at the University of Bath Claverton road campus.

Preliminary programme