Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 22nd, 2011
"Methylation was studied in DNA extracts from surgical specimens of cancer tissue by novel pyrosequencing methods. In 109 patients (90 squamous cell carcinomas, 19 adenocarcinomas), we found that hypermethylation of the APC1A gene promoter occurred in 8.3% of patients, and of p16(INK4a) in 1.8%. APC1A hypermethylation was significantly related to more advanced FIGO stage of the tumor...
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