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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
17q25 t(X;17)(p11;q25) Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue ASPSCR1/TFE3
Xp11 t(X;17)(p11;q25) Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue ASPSCR1/TFE3

Unbalanced Chromosomal Abnormalities

Band Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
17q25 add(17)(q25) Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue  
17q25 der(17)t(X;17)(p11;q25) Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue  
Xp11 der(17)t(X;17)(p11;q25) Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue  

Numerical Chromosomal Trisomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
+5 Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue  
+12 Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue  

Numerical Chromosomal Monosomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
-17 Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue  
-22 Alveolar soft part sarcoma Soft tissue