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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.
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

Researchers discover a molecule that regulates tumor development in different types of cancers

Researchers discover a molecule that regulates tumor development in different types of cancers

Genetically altering protein in colon cancer cells may enhance efficacy of chemotherapy

Genetically altering protein in colon cancer cells may enhance efficacy of chemotherapy

Researchers decode chain of molecules critical for growth and survival of pancreatic cancer

Researchers decode chain of molecules critical for growth and survival of pancreatic cancer

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

Enzyme induced by stress associated with liver cancer growth

Researchers turn to single-cell analysis to understand a pediatric brain tumor

Researchers turn to single-cell analysis to understand a pediatric brain tumor

Novel anticancer agents show promise to control tumor growth in nearly every cancer type

Novel anticancer agents show promise to control tumor growth in nearly every cancer type

Researchers discover novel cancer-promoting molecular mechanism

Researchers discover novel cancer-promoting molecular mechanism

Study solves mysteries of complex microRNA oncogenes

Study solves mysteries of complex microRNA oncogenes

Protein linked to malignant melanoma

Protein linked to malignant melanoma

Study finds new cancer driver which is fast, furious and loud

Study finds new cancer driver which is fast, furious and loud

Heart failure drug could be effective in treating leukemia

Heart failure drug could be effective in treating leukemia

Early genome catastrophes can lead to development of lung cancer in non-smokers

Early genome catastrophes can lead to development of lung cancer in non-smokers

Cancer researchers discover new functions for common oncogene MYC

Cancer researchers discover new functions for common oncogene MYC

Overexpression of tumor suppressor gene may lead to B-cell lymphoma, study finds

Overexpression of tumor suppressor gene may lead to B-cell lymphoma, study finds

New book examines circuitous history behind the investigation of cancer as contagious illness

New book examines circuitous history behind the investigation of cancer as contagious illness

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer

Mount Sinai study provides fresh insights into cellular pathways that cause cancer