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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.
Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Researchers shed light on molecular mechanisms of ovarian cancer metastasis

Researchers shed light on molecular mechanisms of ovarian cancer metastasis

Cells key to blood vessel formation can also produce tumors and enable their spread

Cells key to blood vessel formation can also produce tumors and enable their spread

Tumorigenesis may be induced from neighboring tissues, study suggests

Tumorigenesis may be induced from neighboring tissues, study suggests

Researchers present promising approach to create virus- and oncogene-free IPSCs

Researchers present promising approach to create virus- and oncogene-free IPSCs

CNIO researchers optimize new system capable of generating cellular model of Ewing sarcoma

CNIO researchers optimize new system capable of generating cellular model of Ewing sarcoma

Impaired effects of insulin can increase cancer risk, shows study

Impaired effects of insulin can increase cancer risk, shows study

Researchers identify key player in initiation and progression of melanoma

Researchers identify key player in initiation and progression of melanoma

TACC's supercomputers assist in discovery of new, better chemotherapy drugs

TACC's supercomputers assist in discovery of new, better chemotherapy drugs

Researchers discover new mechanism that causes chronic intestinal inflammation

Researchers discover new mechanism that causes chronic intestinal inflammation

Researchers identify novel molecular mechanism involved in progression, metastasis of TNBC

Researchers identify novel molecular mechanism involved in progression, metastasis of TNBC

New study illuminates dark side of p53 gene in cancer

New study illuminates dark side of p53 gene in cancer

Researchers discover how epigenetic lesion can lead to T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Researchers discover how epigenetic lesion can lead to T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Researchers pinpoint Jumonji protein as key to Ewing's Sarcoma spread

Researchers pinpoint Jumonji protein as key to Ewing's Sarcoma spread

Study sheds light on cellular mechanisms that enable prostate cancer cells to form secondary tumours

Study sheds light on cellular mechanisms that enable prostate cancer cells to form secondary tumours

SETD8 enzyme protects against cellular senescence, research reveals

SETD8 enzyme protects against cellular senescence, research reveals

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

KRAS ‘imbalances’ that emerge over time may influence cancer treatment response

KRAS ‘imbalances’ that emerge over time may influence cancer treatment response

Huddersfield researchers discover cancer curing molecule that opens door for highly-effective treatment

Huddersfield researchers discover cancer curing molecule that opens door for highly-effective treatment