Published in Cancer Weekly, April 4th, 2000
Whether multiple tumors (MTs) arise individually or if they result from migration is a key question with important therapeutic implications.
M.G.C.T. Vanoijen and colleagues used mutation analysis of the coding region of p53 and loss of heterozygosity (LOH) pattern analysis of microsatellite markers on chromosome arms 3p, 9p, and 17p to investigate clonality among MTs ("The origins of multiple squamous cell carcinomas in the aerodigestive tract," Cancer,...
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