Chromosome aberrations in solid tumors

Donna G. Albertson, Colin Collins, Frank McCormick, Joe Gray

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Chromosome aberrations in human solid tumors are hallmarks of gene deregulation and genome instability. This review summarizes current knowledge regarding aberrations, discusses their functional importance, suggests mechanisms by which aberrations may form during cancer progression and provides examples of clinical advances that have come from studies of chromosome aberrations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-376
Number of pages8
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2003
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Genetics

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Albertson, D. G., Collins, C., McCormick, F., & Gray, J. (2003). Chromosome aberrations in solid tumors. Nature Genetics, 34(4), 369-376.