The role of p53 mutation and protein expression in primary and recurrent adenoid cystic carcinoma.


Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is a malignant tumor of salivary gland origin having a propensity for spread by direct extension or perineural invasion with frequent recurrences. Previous reports have shown that tumor behavior is not always predicted by histological pattern or stage. Little is known of the role of p53 tumor suppressor gene mutation and… (More)


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