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An oncogene is a gene that, when mutated or expressed at high levels, helps turn a normal cell into a tumor cell.

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Study imparts mechanistic understanding on early stages of human cancer

Study imparts mechanistic understanding on early stages of human cancer

Study unearths previously unknown role of CTCF, the transcription regulator

Study unearths previously unknown role of CTCF, the transcription regulator

Study identifies variants and genes linked to alcohol consumption

Study identifies variants and genes linked to alcohol consumption

Study shows how single cells take up fatty acids, offering new insights into cancer biology

Study shows how single cells take up fatty acids, offering new insights into cancer biology

Researchers hope to make estrogen therapy a more accessible treatment for breast cancer patients

Researchers hope to make estrogen therapy a more accessible treatment for breast cancer patients

Customized tumor cell vaccine produces active immune response in melanoma, neuroblastoma models

Customized tumor cell vaccine produces active immune response in melanoma, neuroblastoma models

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in the maintenance of naïve embryonic stem cells

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in the maintenance of naïve embryonic stem cells

Promising drug targets identified for aggressive forms of cancers

Promising drug targets identified for aggressive forms of cancers

Cell cycle of cancer cells can be disrupted using two commercially available inhibitors

Cell cycle of cancer cells can be disrupted using two commercially available inhibitors

Study shows thymoquinone compound selectively kills prostate cancer cells

Study shows thymoquinone compound selectively kills prostate cancer cells

Researchers identify new way to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia

Researchers identify new way to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia

Researchers unravel the molecular basis underlying colorectal cancer

Researchers unravel the molecular basis underlying colorectal cancer

An efficient therapeutic strategy against KRAS mutant lung tumors in mice

An efficient therapeutic strategy against KRAS mutant lung tumors in mice

Extrachromosomal DNA with potential to cause cancer drives poor patient outcomes

Extrachromosomal DNA with potential to cause cancer drives poor patient outcomes

Researchers solve an ancient cancer mystery

Researchers solve an ancient cancer mystery

Genetic analysis reveals the inhibitory role of NSD2 enzyme in cellular senescence

Genetic analysis reveals the inhibitory role of NSD2 enzyme in cellular senescence

UVA scientists identify oncogene responsible for glioblastoma

UVA scientists identify oncogene responsible for glioblastoma

Singapore researchers discover protein that drives cancer progression

Singapore researchers discover protein that drives cancer progression

Gene associated with thinness may play a role in resisting weight gain

Gene associated with thinness may play a role in resisting weight gain

Virtual Cell Predicts How Close Tumor Environment Influences Cancer Metastasis

Virtual Cell Predicts How Close Tumor Environment Influences Cancer Metastasis