Study IDs Chromosomal Instabilities Linked to Poor Colorectal Cancer Outcomes | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper scheduled to appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Israel and the US began characterizing the chromosomal instabilities associated with the transition from normal tissue to colorectal cancer. Along the way, they found specific chromosomal and gene expression changes heralding poor colorectal cancer outcomes.

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