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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.
New pathways responsible for hepatocellular carcinoma identified

New pathways responsible for hepatocellular carcinoma identified

New insights into molecular mechanisms that underpin the body's natural defenses against skin cancer

New insights into molecular mechanisms that underpin the body's natural defenses against skin cancer

Olfactory receptor gene may play a role in breast cancer metastasis to the brain

Olfactory receptor gene may play a role in breast cancer metastasis to the brain

New combination treatment enables complete tumor regression in mice with high-risk neuroblastoma

New combination treatment enables complete tumor regression in mice with high-risk neuroblastoma

Study explains why moles can change into melanoma

Study explains why moles can change into melanoma

Study may help predict genomic changes that may happen in advanced cancers based on therapy

Study may help predict genomic changes that may happen in advanced cancers based on therapy

Study highlights the need for caution while using CRISPR-based gene therapies

Study highlights the need for caution while using CRISPR-based gene therapies

Targeting Shp2 in oncological treatments appears to worsen the disease

Targeting Shp2 in oncological treatments appears to worsen the disease

Lung cancer-associated fibroblasts could guide the design of personalized treatments

Lung cancer-associated fibroblasts could guide the design of personalized treatments

Study provides a specific target to tackle breast cancer relapse

Study provides a specific target to tackle breast cancer relapse

Study identifies specific small RNA molecule that can reduce levels of cancer-promoting gene

Study identifies specific small RNA molecule that can reduce levels of cancer-promoting gene

Northwestern’s SPORE has made advances in understanding the genetic basis of glioblastoma

Northwestern’s SPORE has made advances in understanding the genetic basis of glioblastoma

University of Helsinki-led breast cancer research project receives US Department of Defense grant

University of Helsinki-led breast cancer research project receives US Department of Defense grant

Research reveals a previously unknown role for a key transcription regulator linked to cancer

Research reveals a previously unknown role for a key transcription regulator linked to cancer

Novel assay helps identify factors that can convert normal cells into liver cancer cells

Novel assay helps identify factors that can convert normal cells into liver cancer cells

HMGA1 plays role in gastric cancer cell proliferation and metastasis

HMGA1 plays role in gastric cancer cell proliferation and metastasis

ERS Genomics and Cellular Engineering Technologies Enter CRISPR/Cas9 License Agreement

ERS Genomics and Cellular Engineering Technologies Enter CRISPR/Cas9 License Agreement

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