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8q21 amplification

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Copy number increases restricted to chromosome 8q21 has been described in human cancers, which were reported most frequently in breast cancer.

Amplification of 8q21 in breast cancer is independent of MYC and associated with poor patient outcome. (20139910)

Open references

- Challenges in identifying candidate amplification targets in human cancers: chromosome 8q21 as a case study.
Byrne JA, Chen Y, Martin La Rotta N, Peters GB.
Genes Cancer. 2012 Feb;3(2):87-101. doi : 10.1177/1947601912456287
PMID: 23050042 Free

- Amplification of 8q21 in breast cancer is independent of MYC and associated with poor patient outcome. Choschzick M, Lassen P, Lebeau A, Marx AH, Terracciano L, Heilenk├Âtter U, Jaenicke F, Bokemeyer C, Izbicki J, Sauter G, Simon R. Mod Pathol. 2010 Apr;23(4):603-10. doi : 10.1038/modpathol.2010.5
PMID: 20139910 Free