‘Bursts’ of chromosome changes fuel breast cancer tumor growth

Posted by on August 15, 2016 3:50 pm
Categories: health

As with most cancers, triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells have abnormal amounts of chromosomes or DNA copy number aberrations (CNAs) in their genomes. A new study used single cell sequencing technology to provide previously unknown details about how and when CNAs impact tumor formation and growth, information that may have significant implications for diagnosis and treatment.

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