Authors
Salvador J Diaz-Cano
Publication date
2012/2/13
Journal
International journal of molecular sciences
Volume
13
Issue
2
Pages
1951-2011
Publisher
Molecular Diversity Preservation International
Description
Abstract: Tumor heterogeneity is a confusing finding in the assessment of neoplasms,
potentially resulting in inaccurate diagnostic, prognostic and predictive tests. This tumor
heterogeneity is not always a random and unpredictable phenomenon, whose knowledge
helps designing better tests. The biologic reasons for this intratumoral heterogeneity would
then be important to understand both the natural history of neoplasms and the selection of
test samples for reliable analysis. The main factors contributing to intratumoral ...
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