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MUTATION, French law. This term is synonymous with change, and is particularly applied to designate the change which takes place in the property of a thing in its transmission from one person to another; permutation therefore happens when, the owner of the thing sells, exchanges or gives it. It is nearly synonymous with transfer. (q.v.) Merl. Repert. h.t.

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Chromosomal gains characteristic of malignant melanoma frequently involved segments of the following chromosomal arms: 6p (67%), 7q (48%), 7p (33%), 1q (15%), and 8q (15%).
Chromosomal gain of the EGFR gene in circulating cells was significantly associated with the same gain in tumors, most notably among patients with stage III or stage IV disease.
Each chromosomal gain or loss, genetic abnormality, or other mutagenic event contributes to the full context of a disease pathway, regardless of whether it's the first, second, or twentieth cumulative hit.