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Adenocarcinomas of the tongue are rare and represent the minority (20 to 25%) of salivary gland tumors affecting the tongue. We investigated the utility of massively parallel sequencing to characterize an adenocarcinoma of the tongue, before and after treatment. In the pre-treatment tumor we identified 7,629 genes within regions of copy number gain. There(More)
Oligodendroglial tumors frequently have deletions of chromosomal loci on 1p and 19q. Loss of heterozygosity (LOH) of chromosome 10 may be a negative prognostic factor. We reviewed 23 patients with oligodendroglial tumors, to evaluate the frequency of 1p and 10q LOH and correlate with clinical outcome. Three loci (D1S402, D1S1172, MCT118) on 1p and 2 loci(More)
Genomic analysis of a rare human tumor Steven JM Jones, Janessa Laskin, Yvonne Y Li, Obi L Griffith, Jianghong An, Mikhail Bilenky, Yaron S Butterfield, Timothee Cezard, Eric Chuah, Richard Corbett, Anthony Fejes, Malachi Griffith, John Yee, Montgomery Martin, Michael Mayo, Nataliya Melnyk, Ryan D Morin, Trevor J Pugh, Tesa Severson, Sohrab P Shah, Margaret(More)
The comprehensive genetic characterisation of human tumours promises to contribute a profound understanding of the changes that contribute to and drive the oncogenic process. In one study, we have been able to determine the oncogenic mechanisms driving a rare adenocarcinoma of the tongue and provide clinically useful information to aid in its treatment,(More)
OBJECTIVE Extranodal lymphomas affecting the head and neck arise infrequently within the bones of the jaws. This is a report of a symptom-free patient whose general dentist detected a radiolucency as an incidental finding on conventional radiography. STUDY DESIGN The conventional radiography of lesions in the maxilla displayed "floating teeth" indicative(More)
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