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Abnormalities of chromosome 17 in oesophageal cancer.

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BACKGROUND: Oesophageal cancer is the most common malignancy encountered in South African males, especially in the Eastern Cape and surrounding region of South Africa. There are a number of risk factors and predisposing conditions that have been implicated in the aetiology of the disease. The tylosis oesophageal cancer (TOC) gene, localised to a small region on chromosome 17q25, has been shown to be associated with oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma. AIM: To investigate loss of heterozygosi...

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10.1136/jcp.2006.042416

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Clinical Lab Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of clinical pathology
Volume:
60
Issue:
9
Pages:
990-994
Publication date:
2007-09-05
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EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
URN:
uuid:6f0a6280-fefa-4c19-ad9e-c12ee2b79d56
Source identifiers:
122073
Local pid:
pubs:122073

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