TITLE

Clonal origin of bladder cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Sidransky, D.; Frost, P.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;3/12/92, Vol. 326 Issue 11, p737
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Concludes that a number of bladder tumors can arise from the uncontrolled spread of a single transformed cell. Reports that these tumors can then grow independently with variable subsequent genetic alterations. Patients with cancer of the bladder who present with multiple tumors, appearing at different times and at different sites in the bladder; Possible `field defect' in the bladder; Results of clonal analysis; More.
ACCESSION #
9203302298

 

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