Sister chromatid exchanges in lymphocytes of patients with oral carcinoma.

@article{BazopoulouKyrkanidou1986SisterCE,
  title={Sister chromatid exchanges in lymphocytes of patients with oral carcinoma.},
  author={E Bazopoulou-Kyrkanidou and J I Garas and Angelos P Angelopoulos},
  journal={Cancer genetics and cytogenetics},
  year={1986},
  volume={20 1-2},
  pages={
          35-8
        }
}
Sister chromatid exchanges (SCEs) were studied in cultured peripheral lymphocytes of 22 untreated patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and 29 age- and sex-matched controls. The SCE rate in cancer patients was not significantly higher compared with that found in controls, but there was a significant correlation between the SCE rate in lymphocytes of the cancer patients and the size of the primary tumor.