Skip Navigation
NCI banner National Cancer Institute U.S. National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute
Chromosomes
  • Tools
  • Genetic and Physical SNP Maps
  • SNP500Cancer
Cancer Genome Characterization Initiative

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

Aberration type:
Aberration type:




Expand Topography List:

Expand Morphology List:

Expand Gene List:




[Full Text]

Unbalanced Chromosomal Abnormalities

Band Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
11q13 der(11)add(11)(q13)hsr(11)(q13) Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
11q13 der(11)add(11)(q13)hsr(11)(q13) Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
11q21 add(11)(q21) Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
11q23 del(11)(q23) Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  

Numerical Chromosomal Trisomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
+1 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+2 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+3 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+4 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+6 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+7 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+8 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+9 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+10 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+11 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+12 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+13 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+14 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+15 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+16 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+17 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+18 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+20 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 14   
+22 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
+Y Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  

Numerical Chromosomal Monosomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
-1 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-2 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-3 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-4 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-5 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-6 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-7 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-8 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-9 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 11   
-10 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-11 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-12 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-13 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 10   
-14 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 14   
-15 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 12   
-16 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-17 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-18 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 16   
-19 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 14   
-20 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-21 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 20   
-22 Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 14   
-X Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx  
-Y Squamous cell carcinoma Oro- and hypopharynx 28