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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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Balanced Chromosomal Abnormalities

Band Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
1p13 t(1;3)(p13;p21) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
3p21 t(1;3)(p13;p21) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    

Unbalanced Chromosomal Abnormalities

Band Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
3q11 der(7)t(3;7)(q11;q32) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
7q21 der(7)t(7;12)(q21;q13) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
7q22 add(7)(q22) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
7q32 del(7)(q32) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
7q32 der(7)t(3;7)(q11;q32) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
7q36 add(7)(q36) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
12q13 der(7)t(7;12)(q21;q13) Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    

Numerical Chromosomal Trisomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
+8 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia   16   
+9 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
+13 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
+18 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
+19 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
+21 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia   13   
+22 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
+X Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
+Y Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    

Numerical Chromosomal Monosomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
-6 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
-7 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia   99   
-8 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
-9 Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia    
-Y Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia