13. Tumors of the Digestive Tract

  1. Sverre Heim1 and
  2. Felix Mitelman2
  1. Georgia Bardi and
  2. Sverre Helm

Published Online: 4 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781118010136.ch13

Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION

Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION

How to Cite

Bardi, G. and Helm, S. (2010) Tumors of the Digestive Tract, in Cancer Cytogenetics, THIRD EDITION (eds S. Heim and F. Mitelman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118010136.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medical Genetics Oslo University Hospital, Norway

  2. 2

    Department of Clinical Genetics Lund University Hospital, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470181799

Online ISBN: 9781118010136



  • chromosome banding analysis;
  • colorectal cancer;
  • clonal chromosome aberration;
  • comparative genomic hybridization;
  • tumor suppressor genes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Large Intestine

  • Colorectal Tumors are Characterized by Recurrent Chromosome Aberrations

  • Clonal Relationship among Synchronously Growing Colorectal Tumors

  • Correlation Between Karyotypic and Phenotypic Features

  • Pancreas

  • Liver and Biliary Tract

  • Stomach

  • Small Intestine

  • Summary