Cancer cytogenetics for clinicians


  • Avery A. Sandberg MD, DSc

    1. Director of the Cancer Center; Vice President of the Southwest Biomedical Institute; and Senior Medical Director of Genetrix, Inc., in Scottsdale, Arizone
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Chromosomal changes have been detected in virtually all human tumortypes, and many of these chromosomal abnormalities have been established asvaluable diagnostic and prognostic factors. This article provides anoverview of the chromosomal changes associated with human cancer and theirclinical consequences.