Chromosome analysis of 31 Wilms' tumors.

Cytogenetic analysis was done on 31 Wilms' tumors, including 2 renal tumors of clear cell sarcoma type, using short term cultures of primary tumors and/or nude mouse passages. Nonrandom secondary chromosome abnormalities, in particular, were noted as evidence of clonal evolution. Apparently normal karyotypes were found in 5 Wilms' tumors, all in patients… CONTINUE READING