Human Cytogenetic Cancer Markers

Human Cytogenetic Cancer Markers

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Seventeen cutting-edge chapters review both basic research and clinical applications of chromosomal markers of cancer. The new markers offer great promise, not only for their clinical utility in diagnosis, prognosis, and disease monitoring, but also for their contributions to a better understanding of the mechanisms of tumor development and progression. The chapters-all written by leading authorities-skillfully reveal fresh insights into the translational role of cytogenetics in identifying the cellular and molecular changes that occur in cancer. Coverage is devoted to many tissue systems-colon, breast, prostate, lung, skin, brain, and kidney-where the diagnostic and prognostic utility of chromosome markers is clearly demonstrated. A seminal book certain to become the front-line reference and authoritative resource needed by all scientists and clinicians engaged in cancer research, diagnosis, and management.This chapter describes the MAC methodology and presents its applications to hematologic neoplasms. Methodology MAC Meth00 The recently published MAC manuals (10, 11) describe the MAC method fully. ... In comparison 96 Knuutila.

Title:Human Cytogenetic Cancer Markers
Author:Sandra R. Wolman, Stewart Sell
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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