News tagged with chromosomal aberrations

Intratumor heterogeneity seen in renal carcinomas

(HealthDay) -- Extensive intratumor heterogeneity, seen in samples obtained from renal carcinomas, may lead to underestimation of the tumor genomics based on single tumor-biopsy samples, according to a study ...

Mar 08, 2012
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Patterns of chromosome abnormality: The key to cancer?

A healthy genome is characterized by 23 pairs of chromosomes, and even a small change in this structure — such as an extra copy of a single chromosome — can lead to severe physical impairment. So it's no surprise ...

Jan 23, 2012
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