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Table 1 Number of genomic copy-number and gene-expression cancer samples used in the study

From: Inferring synthetic lethal interactions from mutual exclusivity of genetic events in cancer

Cancer Genomic Gene expression Total
Breast 847 1182 2029
Prostate 152 471 623
Ovarian 562 266 828
Uterine 443 57 500
Total 2004 1976 3980
  1. The datasets were downloaded for four cancers – breast, prostate, ovarian and uterine – from CBioportal (http://www.cbioportal.org/index.do) [41, 42] and TCGA Firehose (http://gdac.broadinstitute.org/), giving a total of 3980 cancer samples