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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 shows how skin cells act as a firewall against cancer

Study shows how skin cells act as a firewall against cancer

Versatile method produces massive numbers of authentic human heart muscle cells

Versatile method produces massive numbers of authentic human heart muscle cells

Olfactory receptor gene may drive breast cancer metastasis to the brain

Olfactory receptor gene may drive breast cancer metastasis to the brain

Researchers discover molecular mechanism that explains why moles become melanomas

Researchers discover molecular mechanism that explains why moles become melanomas

Genomic changes in advanced tumors reveal interactions with treatment

Genomic changes in advanced tumors reveal interactions with treatment

CRISPR introduces potentially dangerous changes in cells, reveals research

CRISPR introduces potentially dangerous changes in cells, reveals research

Targeting Shp2 as a cancer therapy may worsen the disease

Targeting Shp2 as a cancer therapy may worsen the disease

Study offers novel therapeutic opportunities to prevent breast tumor recurrence

Study offers novel therapeutic opportunities to prevent breast tumor recurrence

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