Aneuploidy in carcinomas may be initiated by the acquisition of a single trisomy.

Karyotypic studies of eight endometrioid carcinomas of the endometrium in this laboratory, four colorectal polyps (from this laboratory or reported in the literature), and four early carcinomas of the ovary (from the literature), provide evidence that clonal evolution leading to malignant neoplasms at these sites originates when a cell acquires a single… CONTINUE READING