By James Church BSc, MBChB, Mmed Sci, FRACS, Graham Casey PhD (auth.)
Molecular Genetics of Colorectal Neoplasia A Primer for the Clinician offers the newest details at the genetics of colorectal melanoma inside a context of simple genetics, describing the topic in comprehensible language and making it clinically appropriate. during this manner, clinicians can familiarize yourself with genetic phrases and methods with regards to colorectal neoplasia, supplying a history upon which to construct an appreciation of destiny advances and a capability to incorporate them within the practicalities of sufferer care.
This version is meant for the healthcare supplier or desirous about colorectal neoplasia: together with common and colorectal surgeons, pathologists, oncologists, gastroenterologists, inner medication and relations perform physicians, nurses, geneticists, counsellors, registry co-ordinators, epidemiologists, and statisticians.
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Similar findings have been reported for several other genes frequently methylated in colorectal cancer. 13 This phenomenon helps explain the increasing incidence of colorectalneoplasia with age. Ill. Methylation and Colorectal Cancer Loss of gene expression by promoter methylation of hMLHl is the main cause of sporadic (non HNPCC) mismatch repair deficient cancers. This is associated with a specific phenotype known as CIMP (~pG island methylation phenotype). CIMP is discussed in more detail in Chapter 6 (page 83).
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Molecular Genetics of Colorectal Neoplasia: A Primer for the Clinician by James Church BSc, MBChB, Mmed Sci, FRACS, Graham Casey PhD (auth.)