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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.
Researchers develop statistical approach to reveal elusive cancer-promoting genes

Researchers develop statistical approach to reveal elusive cancer-promoting genes

New clinical genomic testing helps identify mutations that drive childhood melanoma

New clinical genomic testing helps identify mutations that drive childhood melanoma

Estrogen can affect surrounding brain cells to promote triple-negative breast cancer metastasis

Estrogen can affect surrounding brain cells to promote triple-negative breast cancer metastasis

Key to treat deadly cancers could lie deep within complex machinery of human cell

Key to treat deadly cancers could lie deep within complex machinery of human cell

New research uncovers crucial link between polyamines and MYCN

New research uncovers crucial link between polyamines and MYCN

Study sheds light on the genetic causes of tumors in salivary glands

Study sheds light on the genetic causes of tumors in salivary glands

Researchers discover immune regulator that appears to dictate glioblastoma

Researchers discover immune regulator that appears to dictate glioblastoma

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

Identifying genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma

Identifying genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma

New computer model predicts prostate cancer progression

New computer model predicts prostate cancer progression

Scientists find answers to how cancer spreads

Scientists find answers to how cancer spreads

Growth and spread of deadly eye tumor suppressed in cells, animals

Growth and spread of deadly eye tumor suppressed in cells, animals

Failed DNA repair triggers chromosomal chaos in cancer cells

Failed DNA repair triggers chromosomal chaos in cancer cells

Insights into tumor initiation pave way for new skin cancer treatments

Insights into tumor initiation pave way for new skin cancer treatments

Aggressive breast cancer hijacks normal protective physiological process to survive

Aggressive breast cancer hijacks normal protective physiological process to survive

Aggressive breast cancer cells hijack protective protein to aid growth

Aggressive breast cancer cells hijack protective protein to aid growth

Drosophila study shows chromosomal instability promotes invasive behavior in human tumors

Drosophila study shows chromosomal instability promotes invasive behavior in human tumors

Researchers discover novel targeting agents to prevent cancer metastasis

Researchers discover novel targeting agents to prevent cancer metastasis

New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery

New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery

Ipsen receives approval from Health Canada for CABOMETYX tablets for treating renal cell carcinoma

Ipsen receives approval from Health Canada for CABOMETYX tablets for treating renal cell carcinoma