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Visit the database of genomic characterization data for multiple tumor types.

The Recurrent Chromosome Aberrations in Cancer Database Searcher
  • Brief instructions for searching the database:
    • You must choose one or both of the following two fields: Structural Aberrations and Numerical Aberrations.
    • If you choose Structural Aberrations, you must select at least one of the following fields: Breakpoint, Topography, Morphology, or Gene.
    • If you choose Numerical Aberrations, you must select at least one of the following fields: Chromosome, Topography, Morphology.
    • You may select only one item in each pulldown menu
    • Press Retrieve.
  • A successful search returns a table, with the following headings and entries:
    • Breakpoint, with each entry linked to the OMIM Gene Map (this column is returned only for structural aberrations)
    • Abnormality
    • Morphology, with each entry linked to a similar table that describes all abnormalities with this morphology.
    • Topography, with each entry linked to a similar table that describes all abnormalities at this topography
    • Number of cases, hyperlinked to the list of applicable cases
    • Genes

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Unbalanced Chromosomal Abnormalities

Band Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
16q11 add(16)(q11) Acute myeloblastic leukemia with maturation (FAB type M2)    
16q11 add(16)(q11) Adenocarcinoma Breast  
16q11 add(16)(q11) Follicular lymphoma    
16q11 add(16)(q11) Multiple myeloma    
16q11 add(16)(q11) Wilms tumor Kidney  
16q11 del(16)(q11) Acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoblastic lymphoma    
16q11 del(16)(q11) Acute myeloblastic leukemia with maturation (FAB type M2)    
16q11 del(16)(q11) Acute myeloid leukemia, NOS    
16q11 del(16)(q11) Multiple myeloma    
16q11 del(16)(q11) Osteosarcoma, NOS Skeleton  
16q11 del(16)(q11) Primitive neuroectodermal tumor/Medulloblastoma Cerebellum  
16q11 der(16)t(1;16)(q11;q11) Ewing sarcoma Skeleton  
16q11 der(16)t(1;16)(q11;q11) Multiple myeloma    
16q11 der(16)t(1;16)(q12;q11) Ewing sarcoma Skeleton 10   
16q11 der(16)t(1;16)(q12;q11) Multiple myeloma   14   
16q11 der(16)t(1;16)(q12;q11) Wilms tumor Kidney  
16q11 der(16)t(1;16)(q21;q11) Multiple myeloma    
16q11 dic(16;18)(q11;p11) Acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoblastic lymphoma    
16q11 dic(16;22)(q11;p11) Acute myelomonocytic leukemia (FAB type M4)