Published in Cancer Weekly, August 15th, 2006
"Fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis for evaluation of 7, 8, X chromosomes and EGFR, LPL, MYC, AR genes in 79 neoplastic foci from 56 patients with clinically localized prostate cancer was performed. We found aneusomy for chromosome 7, 8 and X in 74/77 (96.1%), 56/76 (73.7%), 26/70 (37.1%) of examined foci respectively," researchers in Italy reported.
"No specimen was amplified for EGFR and AR genes, only 2/71 (2.8%) specimens showed MYC gene amplified," explained M. Gallucci and colleagues, Regina Elena Cancer Institute. "LPL...
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