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Biliary Tract Malignancy

Clinical Overview and Novel Detection Method



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For information on specimen collection and processing, see Biliary Tract Malignancy by FISH Testing.

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For questions regarding the management or treatment of a patient with this condition, contact Dr. Gores (Monday-Friday) at 507-284-6488.

Cancer Is A Genetic Disorder That Results From Mutations

Slide 10

September 2011

It is important to remember that cancer is a genetic disorder that is characterized by chromosomal abnormalities such as aneuploidy (as is shown in the tumor karyotype on the left) and molecular genetic abnormalities (as is shown in the DNA sequence of the KRAS oncogene of a tumor on the right). These mutations promote tumor formation and progression.

Cancer Is A Genetic Disorder

 


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