ACMG Statements and Guidelines
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Section E6.5 of the ACMG technical standards and guidelines: Chromosome studies for solid tumor abnormalitiesCytogenetic analysis of tumor tissue detects clonal abnormalities. The information obtained from these studies is utilized for diagnosis, prognosis, and patient management.