Statistical tools and R software for cancer driver probabilities

Giovanni Parmigiani, Simina Boca, Jie Ding, Lorenzo Trippa

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter provides a description and illustration of CancerMutationAnalysis and Cancer MutationMCMC, two open source R packages specifically designed for the analysis of somatic mutations in cancer genome studies, at both the gene and gene-set levels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781627037204
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)10643745


  • Cancer driver gene
  • Gene mutation
  • Markov Chain Monte Carlo

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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