This section considers articles on all aspects of genome-scale analysis, functional genomics, genetic association studies, pharmacogenomics and epigenetics in relation to cancer biology, diagnosis and therapy.
Why do results conflict regarding the prognostic value of the methylation status in colon cancers? the role of the preservation method
In colorectal carcinoma, extensive gene promoter hypermethylation is called the CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP). Explaining why studies on CIMP and survival yield conflicting results is essential. Most ...
Citation: BMC Cancer 2012 12:12