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Publication Guidelines

The official ARGO Publication Policy can be found on the ICGC ARGO website.

If you are looking for a way to cite the ARGO Data Platform as a whole, please cite the landing page ( as you would any website. We are planning to write a manuscript about the ARGO Data Platform, and once that is published or posted as a pre-print, we will update this article with full citation information.

To cite the ICGC 25K Data Portal, please cite this publication:

  • Zhang J, Bajari R, Andric D, et al. The International Cancer Genome Consortium Data Portal. Nat Biotechnol. 2019;37(4):367‐369. doi:10.1038/s41587-019-0055-9

Additionally, please remember to cite the source of the dataset if you are using a publicly available dataset.