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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 identifies slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cells

Study identifies slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cells

Epigenetic changes triggered by cigarette smoke may be earliest step in lung cancer development

Epigenetic changes triggered by cigarette smoke may be earliest step in lung cancer development

TSRI scientists find new approach to reprogram ordinary adult cells into IPSCs

TSRI scientists find new approach to reprogram ordinary adult cells into IPSCs

Blood tumor markers could be useful in monitoring therapeutic outcomes for lung cancer patients

Blood tumor markers could be useful in monitoring therapeutic outcomes for lung cancer patients

Study reveals how abdominal fat could increase cancer risk

Study reveals how abdominal fat could increase cancer risk

Scientists uncover stem cell response to prolonged irradiation

Scientists uncover stem cell response to prolonged irradiation

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

Ground-breaking discovery gives new hope to women with particular breast cancer sub-types

Ground-breaking discovery gives new hope to women with particular breast cancer sub-types

DNA-sensing mechanism of innate immune system controls cellular senescence

DNA-sensing mechanism of innate immune system controls cellular senescence

Study offers potential new strategy for use of retinoids against some breast cancers

Study offers potential new strategy for use of retinoids against some breast cancers

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