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Genomic evolution of breast cancer metastasis and relapse
(2017-08-14) - Journal article,
Patterns of genomic evolution between primary and metastatic breast cancer have not been studied in large numbers, despite patients with metastatic breast cancer having dismal survival. We sequenced whole genomes or a panel ...
Appraising the relevance of DNA copy number loss and gain in prostate cancer using whole genome DNA sequence data
(2017-09-25) - Journal article,
A variety of models have been proposed to explain regions of recurrent somatic copy number alteration (SCNA) in human cancer. Our study employs Whole Genome DNA Sequence (WGS) data from tumor samples (n = 103) to comprehensively ...
Authentication and characterisation of a new oesophageal adenocarcinoma cell line : MFD-1
(2016-09-07) - Journal article,
New biological tools are required to understand the functional significance of genetic events revealed by whole genome sequencing (WGS) studies in oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC). The MFD-1 cell line was isolated from a ...
Decomposition of mutational context signatures using quadratic programming methods
(2016-06-07) - Journal article,
Methods for inferring signatures of mutational contexts from large cancer sequencing data sets are invaluable for biological research, but impractical for clinical application where we require tools that decompose the ...
Mining human prostate cancer datasets : the “camcAPP” shiny app
(2017-03) - Journal item,
A tumor DNA complex aberration index is an independent predictor of survival in breast and ovarian cancer
(2015-01) - Journal article,
Complex focal chromosomal rearrangements in cancer genomes, also called "firestorms", can be scored from DNA copy number data. The complex arm-wise aberration index (CAAI) is a score that captures DNA copy number alterations ...
The importance of DNA methylation in prostate cancer development
(2017-02) - Journal item,
After briefly reviewing the nature of DNA methylation, its general role in cancer and the tools available to interrogate it, we consider the literature surrounding DNA methylation as relating to prostate cancer. Specific ...
HES5 silencing is an early and recurrent change in prostate tumourigenesis
(2015-04-01) - Journal article,
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, resulting in over 10 000 deaths/year in the UK. Sequencing and copy number analysis of primary tumours has revealed heterogeneity within tumours and an absence of recurrent ...
A comparative analysis of whole genome sequencing of esophageal adenocarcinoma pre- and post-chemotherapy
(2017-06-01) - Journal article,
The scientific community has avoided using tissue samples from patients that have been exposed to systemic chemotherapy to infer the genomic landscape of a given cancer. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is a heterogeneous, ...
DESNT : a poor prognosis category of human prostate cancer
(2017-03-06) - Journal article,
Background : A critical problem in the clinical management of prostate cancer is that it is highly heterogeneous. Accurate prediction of individual cancer behaviour is therefore not achievable at the time of diagnosis ...