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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
11p15 add(11)(p15) Mesothelioma Pleura  
11q13 del(11)(q13) Mesothelioma Pleura  
11q21 del(11)(q21) Mesothelioma Pleura  
11q23 del(11)(q23) Mesothelioma Pleura  

Numerical Chromosomal Trisomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
+3 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+5 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+6 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+7 Mesothelioma Pleura 11   
+8 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+9 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+10 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+11 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+12 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+15 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+16 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+17 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+18 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+19 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+20 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+21 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+22 Mesothelioma Pleura  
+X Mesothelioma Pleura  
+Y Mesothelioma Pleura  

Numerical Chromosomal Monosomy Abnormalities

Abnormality Morphology Topography Cases Genes
-1 Mesothelioma Pleura  
-2 Mesothelioma Pleura 10   
-3 Mesothelioma Pleura 14   
-4 Mesothelioma Pleura 26   
-5 Mesothelioma Pleura 10   
-6 Mesothelioma Pleura 15   
-7 Mesothelioma Pleura  
-8 Mesothelioma Pleura 15   
-9 Mesothelioma Pleura 22   
-10 Mesothelioma Pleura 20   
-11 Mesothelioma Pleura  
-12 Mesothelioma Pleura  
-13 Mesothelioma Pleura 30   
-14 Mesothelioma Pleura 29   
-15 Mesothelioma Pleura 17   
-16 Mesothelioma Pleura 16   
-17 Mesothelioma Pleura 15   
-18 Mesothelioma Pleura 17   
-19 Mesothelioma Pleura 18   
-20 Mesothelioma Pleura  
-21 Mesothelioma Pleura 12   
-22 Mesothelioma Pleura 44   
-X Mesothelioma Pleura  
-Y Mesothelioma Pleura 12