Sökning: "genetic instability"
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1. Genotoxic effects of systemic chemotherapy in cancer patients, with special focus on the relation between MSI, LOH and development of secondary cancers
Sammanfattning : Systemic chemotherapy results in both phenotypic and genotypic side effects. Genotoxicity posed by chemotherapy is a major concern since it induces DNA damage and instability in the patients’ genome. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Acquired genetic abnormalities are found in all types of malignant tumours and may contribute to neoplastic processes by altering protein structure or dosage. Many bone and soft tissue tumours (BSTT) are characterised by complex patterns of chromosome changes, including extensive intratumour heterogeneity and amplification of DNA sequences. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Neuroblastoma (NB), a tumour of the sympathetic nervous system and the most common malignant disease of early childhood, is responsible for 9% of paediatric cancer related deaths. Aggressive NB still constitutes a major clinical problem with survival rates of about 35%. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecological cancer diagnosed in western countries. Complex atypical hyperplasia (CAH) reflects a state of hyperestrinism and its role as a precursor lesion of this cancer is established. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Cancer of the uterine cervix is one of the most frequent malignancies in women worldwide. Approximately half a million new cases of cervical caecer are diagnosed each year, and about 200 000 women die from the disease. Human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA has been shown to be present in about 90 % of all cervical cancers. LÄS MER