OncoKB Data Access


Using OncoKB does not require a data access token. But the instance you are connecting to only includes biological information by default. If you want to include tumor type summary, therapeutic levels and more, please consider obtaining a license from OncoKB.

How to obtain an OncoKB license

  1. Please review OncoKB terms

  2. Please request for data access‚Äč

  3. You can find your token in your Account Settings after login.

Set up cBioPortal to include therapeutic information

Following properties can be edited in the portal.properties file or set in system variables if you are using docker.

  • show.oncokb should be set to true

  • oncokb.token should be set to a valid OncoKB access token value

  • oncokb.public_api.url should be set to https://www.oncokb.org/api/v1

Thank you for supporting future OncoKB development.

Disable OncoKB Service

Please set show.oncokb to false in portal.properties or in system variables if you are using docker.