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Short Abstracts – Session VI

  • William C. Hahn
Conference paper
Part of the Advances In Experimental Medicine And Biology book series (AEMB, volume 604)

The development of cancer is a multistep process in which normal cells sustain a series of genetic alterations that together program the malignant phenotype. Much of our knowledge of cancer biology derives from the detailed study of specimens and cell lines derived from patient tumors. While these approaches continue to yield critical information regarding the identify, number, and types of alterations found in human tumors, further progress in understanding the molecular basis of malignant transformation depends upon the generation of increasingly accurate experimental models of cancer as well as more sophisticated tools to functionally annotate the cancer genome.

Keywords

Cancer Genome Apocrine Carcinoma Short Abstract Correlative Microscopy Apocrine Metaplasia 
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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • William C. Hahn
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  1. 1.Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBroad Institute of MIT and HarvardCambridgeUSA

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