It's easy to fetch those data with R.
TCGA-Assembler is a very good tool for you to get those data easily.
On the assumption that you are familar with R.
First, download this tools, and unpackage it.
Third, excute the next sentence.
DownloadClinicalData(traverseResultFile = "./DirectoryTraverseResult_Jul-08-2014.rda", saveFolderName ="./UserManualExampleData/RawData.TCGA-Assembler", cancerType = "BLCA", clinicalDataType = c("patient", "drug", "follow_up", "radiation"))
saveFolderName ="./UserManualExampleData/RawData.TCGA-Assembler" #set the dir
cancerType = "BLCA" #choose the cancer type
clinicalDataType = c("patient", "drug", "follow_up", "radiation")) #choose the type of the linical data you want to download
if you just want get the data for suvival analysis, you can just choose
follow_up, as choose the
days_to_last_follow_up columns in the file as the death and censored data for survival analysis.
Or you just can get the clinical data for this weblink,