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Indistinguishable genomic profiles and shared prognostic markers in undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma and leiomyosarcoma: different sides of a single coin?

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Carneiro, Ana ; Francis, Princy ; Bendahl, Pär-Ola ; Fernebro, Josefin ; Akerman, Måns ; Fletcher, Christopher ; Rydholm, Anders ; Borg, Ake ; Nilbert, Mef. / Indistinguishable genomic profiles and shared prognostic markers in undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma and leiomyosarcoma: different sides of a single coin?. In: Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology. 2009 ; Vol. 89, No. 6. pp. 668-75.

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title = "Indistinguishable genomic profiles and shared prognostic markers in undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma and leiomyosarcoma: different sides of a single coin?",
abstract = "Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) diagnostics and prognostics are challenging, particularly in highly malignant and pleomorphic subtypes such as undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS) and leiomyosarcoma (LMS). We applied 32K BAC arrays and gene expression profiling to 18 extremity soft tissue LMS and 31 extremity soft tissue UPS with the aim of identifying molecular subtype signatures and genomic prognostic markers. Both the gains/losses and gene expression signatures revealed striking similarities between UPS and LMS, which were indistinguishable using unsupervised hierarchical cluster analysis and significance analysis for microarrays. Gene expression analysis revealed just nine genes, among them tropomyosin beta, which were differentially expressed. Loss of 4q31 (encompassing the SMAD1 locus), loss of 18q22, and tumor necrosis were identified as independent predictors of metastasis in multivariate stepwise Cox regression analysis. Combined analysis applying loss of 4q31 and 18q22 and the presence of necrosis improved the area under receiver operating characteristic curve for metastasis prediction from 0.64 to 0.86. The extensive genetic similarities between extremity soft tissue UPS and LMS suggest a shared lineage of these STS subtypes and the new and independent genetic prognosticators identified hold promise for refined prognostic determination in high-grade, genetically complex STS.",
keywords = "Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Case-Control Studies, Chromosomes, Human, Cluster Analysis, Diagnosis, Differential, Gene Dosage, Gene Expression Profiling, Histiocytoma, Malignant Fibrous, Humans, Leiomyosarcoma, Liposarcoma, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Prognosis, Retrospective Studies, Tumor Markers, Biological",
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doi = "10.1038/labinvest.2009.18",
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AU - Carneiro, Ana

AU - Francis, Princy

AU - Bendahl, Pär-Ola

AU - Fernebro, Josefin

AU - Akerman, Måns

AU - Fletcher, Christopher

AU - Rydholm, Anders

AU - Borg, Ake

AU - Nilbert, Mef

PY - 2009

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N2 - Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) diagnostics and prognostics are challenging, particularly in highly malignant and pleomorphic subtypes such as undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS) and leiomyosarcoma (LMS). We applied 32K BAC arrays and gene expression profiling to 18 extremity soft tissue LMS and 31 extremity soft tissue UPS with the aim of identifying molecular subtype signatures and genomic prognostic markers. Both the gains/losses and gene expression signatures revealed striking similarities between UPS and LMS, which were indistinguishable using unsupervised hierarchical cluster analysis and significance analysis for microarrays. Gene expression analysis revealed just nine genes, among them tropomyosin beta, which were differentially expressed. Loss of 4q31 (encompassing the SMAD1 locus), loss of 18q22, and tumor necrosis were identified as independent predictors of metastasis in multivariate stepwise Cox regression analysis. Combined analysis applying loss of 4q31 and 18q22 and the presence of necrosis improved the area under receiver operating characteristic curve for metastasis prediction from 0.64 to 0.86. The extensive genetic similarities between extremity soft tissue UPS and LMS suggest a shared lineage of these STS subtypes and the new and independent genetic prognosticators identified hold promise for refined prognostic determination in high-grade, genetically complex STS.

AB - Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) diagnostics and prognostics are challenging, particularly in highly malignant and pleomorphic subtypes such as undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma (UPS) and leiomyosarcoma (LMS). We applied 32K BAC arrays and gene expression profiling to 18 extremity soft tissue LMS and 31 extremity soft tissue UPS with the aim of identifying molecular subtype signatures and genomic prognostic markers. Both the gains/losses and gene expression signatures revealed striking similarities between UPS and LMS, which were indistinguishable using unsupervised hierarchical cluster analysis and significance analysis for microarrays. Gene expression analysis revealed just nine genes, among them tropomyosin beta, which were differentially expressed. Loss of 4q31 (encompassing the SMAD1 locus), loss of 18q22, and tumor necrosis were identified as independent predictors of metastasis in multivariate stepwise Cox regression analysis. Combined analysis applying loss of 4q31 and 18q22 and the presence of necrosis improved the area under receiver operating characteristic curve for metastasis prediction from 0.64 to 0.86. The extensive genetic similarities between extremity soft tissue UPS and LMS suggest a shared lineage of these STS subtypes and the new and independent genetic prognosticators identified hold promise for refined prognostic determination in high-grade, genetically complex STS.

KW - Adult

KW - Aged

KW - Aged, 80 and over

KW - Case-Control Studies

KW - Chromosomes, Human

KW - Cluster Analysis

KW - Diagnosis, Differential

KW - Gene Dosage

KW - Gene Expression Profiling

KW - Histiocytoma, Malignant Fibrous

KW - Humans

KW - Leiomyosarcoma

KW - Liposarcoma

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Neoplasm Invasiveness

KW - Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis

KW - Prognosis

KW - Retrospective Studies

KW - Tumor Markers, Biological

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EP - 675

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ER -

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