One Allele's Loss Is Another's Gain: Alterations of NKX2-8 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Stanford Cancer Center, Stanford, California, USA.
Clinical Cancer Research (Impact Factor: 8.72). 02/2011; 17(4):638-9. DOI: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-10-3081
Source: PubMed


Large-scale genetic changes such as loss or gain of chromosomes are important drivers of solid tumor carcinogenesis. Recent technological advances in genomic profiling have allowed quantitative detection of gene copy numbers, leading to identification of the 14q13.3 gene locus as functionally important in non-small cell lung cancers.

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