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Table 1 Genes frequently found methylated in bowel, endometrial, urothelial and breast tumours

From: Epimutations, Inheritance and Causes of Aberrant DNA Methylation in Cancer

Tumour location Genes methylated Reference
bowel MLH1 [11, 12]
  p14 [11, 12]
  p16 [11, 12]
  APC [11, 12]
  MGMT [12]
  RASSF1A [12]
  CDH1 [12]
endometrial p16 [13]
  MLH1  
urothelial p14 [14]
  p16  
  E-Cadherin (CDH1)  
  GSTP1  
breast BRCA1 [15]
  COX2 [16]
  E-Cadherin (CDH1) [17]
  HIC1 [18]