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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 pinpoint protein that plays key role in lung cancer and melanoma progression

Scientists pinpoint protein that plays key role in lung cancer and melanoma progression

Researchers discover new mutational phenomenon chromothripsis in cancer

Researchers discover new mutational phenomenon chromothripsis in cancer

Researchers discover how CDK8 oncogene gets activated in healthy humans

Researchers discover how CDK8 oncogene gets activated in healthy humans

Protein p38 plays key role in supporting lung cancer growth

Protein p38 plays key role in supporting lung cancer growth

NAU scientists study zebrafish to find powerful melanoma-fighting drugs

NAU scientists study zebrafish to find powerful melanoma-fighting drugs

CHOP-led study reveals how genetic variations can influence variety of common diseases

CHOP-led study reveals how genetic variations can influence variety of common diseases

NAU scientists in search of a powerful combination of melanoma-fighting drugs

NAU scientists in search of a powerful combination of melanoma-fighting drugs

Study shows how a new combination approach helps overcome resistance to cancer immunotherapy

Study shows how a new combination approach helps overcome resistance to cancer immunotherapy

Research breakthrough may lead to new therapeutic targets for cancers

Research breakthrough may lead to new therapeutic targets for cancers

Researchers uncover new and unexploited drug target for childhood cancer

Researchers uncover new and unexploited drug target for childhood cancer

Researchers discover new details about several proteins implicated in cancer

Researchers discover new details about several proteins implicated in cancer

Peptide-based nanoparticles can suppress pancreatic cancer growth without adverse effects

Peptide-based nanoparticles can suppress pancreatic cancer growth without adverse effects

Epigenetic changes can lead to development of GISTs, other cancers

Epigenetic changes can lead to development of GISTs, other cancers

Researchers propose potential treatment for Ewing sarcomas

Researchers propose potential treatment for Ewing sarcomas

Study reveals molecular mechanism of cancer malignancy and development of leukemia

Study reveals molecular mechanism of cancer malignancy and development of leukemia

Version of an antibiotic drug extends survival in mice with lethal pediatric brain tumors

Version of an antibiotic drug extends survival in mice with lethal pediatric brain tumors

Cancer disease incidence and severity influenced by gene mutation, tissue location

Cancer disease incidence and severity influenced by gene mutation, tissue location

YCC scientists uncover key to help treat many forms of cancer

YCC scientists uncover key to help treat many forms of cancer

Researchers develop new cocktail of drugs that shrink pancreatic tumors

Researchers develop new cocktail of drugs that shrink pancreatic tumors

Researchers receive $2.5 million NIH grant to study role of artemin in oral cancer pain

Researchers receive $2.5 million NIH grant to study role of artemin in oral cancer pain