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Chromosomal basis of prostate cancer oncogenesis.

Ben Beheshti

Chromosomal basis of prostate cancer oncogenesis.

by Ben Beheshti

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Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.

The Physical Object
Pagination154 leaves.
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20113890M
ISBN 10061278388X

On the basis of publicly available expression data in ovarian Nandita Barnabas, Lihua Xu, Adnan Savera, Zizheng Hou, Evelyn R. Barrack, Chromosome 8 markers of metastatic prostate cancer in African American men: Gain of the MIR gene and loss of the Prostate Molecular Oncogenesis, Prostate Cancer, /, ( The parallel in oncogenesis is the notion of cancer progression, an acquisition of the characteristics of increasing malignancy that continues throughout the natural history of the cancer. Second, all groups of organisms can be traced to a common ancestor; this, the theory of common descent, is reflected in the clonal origins of cancer.

Prostate Cancer, Science and Clinical Practice, Second Edition, continues to be an important translational reference that bridges the gap between science and clinical reviews the biological processes that can be implicated in the disease, reviews current treatments, highlights the pitfalls where relevant, and examines the scientific developments that might result in future treatments. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Selected Hematopoietic Malignacies Detected by Conventional and Molecular Cytogenetics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Significance; Hon Fong L. Mark, Susana C. Raimondi and Robert Sokolic 7. Mechanisms of Cancer Growth and Progression in Lymphoma; Mojdeh Naghashpour and Lynn C. Moscinski 8.

Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Poland after lung cancer and the third leading cause of cancer-related mortality after lung and colon cancer. The etiology of most cases of prostate cancer are not fully known, and therefore it is essential to search for the molecular basis of prostate cancer and markers for. The investigators used prostate tumor samples from men to develop a method to estimate a "signature" pattern of chromosomal gains and losses within cells. They then applied this method to prostate cancer patients who were followed for a median of 15 years.


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Chromosomal basis of prostate cancer oncogenesis by Ben Beheshti Download PDF EPUB FB2

INTRODUCTION. Prostate cancer is a highly prevalent disease and leading cause of cancer related deaths in the Western World. National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates that about ~ American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer Cited by:   Many cases of prostate cancer are not related to inherited gene changes.

These cancers are associated with somatic mutations that occur only in certain cells in the prostate. When prostate cancer is related to inherited gene changes, the way that cancer risk is inherited depends on the gene involved. For example, mutations in the BRCA1, BRCA2, and HOXB13 genes are inherited.

Introduction. Prostate cancer (CaP) has the highest cancer incidence in men and the second most common cause of male cancer mortality [].The tumorigenic process has slow onset pathology occurring over a few decades during the lifetime of the individual [].Our understanding of the disease process that underlies the progression of CaP has been complicated by both genotypic and phenotypic Cited by: Y-chromosomal mutations are associated with prostate cancer, since the loss of this chromosome is the most common chromosomal aberration observed in prostate cancer tissue.

Many genes or loci on the Y chromosome may contribute not only to male germ cell development and maintenance, but also to the molecular mechanisms of development and Cited by: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it can often be treated successfully.

If you have prostate cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about prostate cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated. Much progress has been made in research for prostate cancer in the past decade.

There is now greater understanding for the genetic basis of familial prostate cancer with identification of rare but high-risk mutations (eg, BRCA2, HOXB13) and low-risk but common alleles (77 identified so far by genome-wide association studies) that could lead to targeted screening of patients at risk.

Inactivation of PTEN in human prostate cancer by diverse genomic mechanisms is well documented and attests to its crucial role on prostate cancer oncogenesis. Early studies using loss of heterozygosity (LOH) analyses of deletions of 10q showed that 35–58% of PTEN LOH is present in advanced prostate cancer (Feilotter et al.,Müller et.

The PPP2R2A gene is also one of the most common breakpoints in prostate cancer (PCa) 8. However, whether B55α is a genuine tumor suppressor in PCa is. Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of male cancer deaths in the United States.

However, the full range of prostate cancer genomic alterations is. Landscape of genomic alterations. All patients harbored tumors of stage T2c or greater, and Gleason grade 7 or higher. Serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels ranged from – ng/ml (Supplementary Table 1).Three tumors contained chromosomal rearrangements involving the TMPRSS2-ERG loci as determined by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and RT-PCR2 (Table.

Prostate cancer is a chronic and progressive disease frequently accompanied by irreversible and lethal metastasis. Defining the etiology, so as to provide measures of prediction and prevention, is the utmost priority of prostate cancer research.

Prostate cancer is notorious for its varied geographic distribution across the world. Distinct translocation mechanisms and additional translocation partners for ETS genes are found in prostate cancer.

This study also provides the first functional evidence that ETS gene. As with other epithelial cancers, cytogenetic studies using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and comparative genomic hybridization have identified chromosomal regions frequently gained and lost in prostate cancer.

The most common chromosomal abnormalities are losses at 8p, 10q, 13q, and 16q and gains at 7p, 7q, 8q, and Xq. The Mutational Landscape of Prostate Cancer.

Prostate cancer is characterized by extraordinary genomic complexity (), including somatic copy number alterations, point mutations, and structural ed prostate cancer may be aneuploid or have large regions of copy-neutral LOH (cnLOH; ref. 3).Recent advances that collectively involve detailed analyses of hundreds of primary and.

Recent studies have shown a unique chromosomal rearrangement that leads to the fusion of 5′-transmembrane protein serine proteinase-2 (TMPRSS2) with the EST-related gene (ERG) in prostate cancer. Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most commonly diagnosed male cancer and the second commonest cause of male cancer related mortality in the Western world (Ferlay et.

At the chromosomal level, mCRPC genomes frequently demonstrate polyploidy and/or aneuploidy. There are several NGS studies confirming that roughly ≥40% of mCRPC samples are triploid or more (9, 27, 43), a status itself associated with more translocations and SNVs ().Regarding aneuploidy, about 75% of locoregional prostate cancer genomes have chromosomal arm-level.

About 80 percent of the time prostate cancer cells metastasize, or spread, they will spread to bones, such as the hip, spine, and pelvis bones. It can be. Introduction. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related morbidity and mortality in the most frequent and earliest genetic events in prostate cancer is a chromosomal fusion of ERG, an ETS family gene, with androgen-regulated genes.

The most prevalent fusion involves the TMPRSS2 gene, located, like ERG on chromosome The gene fusion results in an overexpression.

The sections below describe prostate cancer research utilizing various methods to highlight their role in uncovering the genetic basis of prostate cancer. In an effort to identify disease susceptibility genes, linkage studies are typically performed on high-risk extended families in which multiple cases of a particular disease have occurred.

The general basis of cancer is the loss of cell identity and inappropriate proliferation of cells. Classically, a universal paradigm in oncogenesis is the accumulation of mutations in the open reading frames of protein-encoding oncogenes and tumor suppressors.

Similarly, ETS gene fusions provide a rational basis for the comprehensive molecular subtyping of prostate cancer, especially in light of recently described co-­occurring or mutually exclusive genetic events, which may have utility in risk prediction as well as therapeutic targeting.In The Molecular Basis of Human Cancer, internationally renowned basic and clinical scientists provide an account of our best current understanding of the genetics of cancer.

These authoritative contributors describe in detail each of the known molecular mechanisms governing neoplastic transformation in the breast, prostate, lung, liver, colon.