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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.
Study brings scientists one step closer to solving the mystery of aging

Study brings scientists one step closer to solving the mystery of aging

MET amplification identified as a potentially actionable driver for non-small cell lung cancer

MET amplification identified as a potentially actionable driver for non-small cell lung cancer

Tissue-specific genetic interactions drive different types of cancer development

Tissue-specific genetic interactions drive different types of cancer development

New method shows how fatty acids are absorbed by single cells

New method shows how fatty acids are absorbed by single cells

A small molecule inhibitor shows promise to reduce the growth of uveal melanoma

A small molecule inhibitor shows promise to reduce the growth of uveal melanoma

Lung cancer patients should be screened for MET oncogene amplification, research suggests

Lung cancer patients should be screened for MET oncogene amplification, research suggests

Researchers discover new class of drugs that inhibits a 'master switch' in mantle cell lymphoma

Researchers discover new class of drugs that inhibits a 'master switch' in mantle cell lymphoma

Discovery provides new target to make melanomas more vulnerable to anti-cancer treatments

Discovery provides new target to make melanomas more vulnerable to anti-cancer treatments

LIM domain only 1 gene contributes to the tumorigenesis of multiple cancers

LIM domain only 1 gene contributes to the tumorigenesis of multiple cancers

DFG establishes new collaborative research centers to promote world-class research at universities

DFG establishes new collaborative research centers to promote world-class research at universities

Targeting mTOR pathway can improve the effectiveness of chemotherapies for pediatric brain cancer

Targeting mTOR pathway can improve the effectiveness of chemotherapies for pediatric brain cancer

Research opens up the possibility of dietary therapy for cancer

Research opens up the possibility of dietary therapy for cancer

Using estrogen to target drug-resistant breast cancer in mice

Using estrogen to target drug-resistant breast cancer in mice

Scientists identify protein that operates closely with a genetic mutation to spur lung cancer growth

Scientists identify protein that operates closely with a genetic mutation to spur lung cancer growth

Combination of tumor cell vaccine and checkpoint therapy creates effective immune response

Combination of tumor cell vaccine and checkpoint therapy creates effective immune response

Scientists describe the mechanisms that regulate embryonic stem cells

Scientists describe the mechanisms that regulate embryonic stem cells

YAP inhibitors could facilitate targeted treatment of basal-like breast cancer

YAP inhibitors could facilitate targeted treatment of basal-like breast cancer

VHIO-born spin-off receives approval to initiate Phase I/II clinical trial of novel Myc inhibitor

VHIO-born spin-off receives approval to initiate Phase I/II clinical trial of novel Myc inhibitor

New study sheds light on cancer metastasis

New study sheds light on cancer metastasis

Study: Lowering the activity of KRAS gene can help fight pancreatic cancer

Study: Lowering the activity of KRAS gene can help fight pancreatic cancer