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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 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

DNA rearrangement may predict poor outcomes in multiple myeloma

DNA rearrangement may predict poor outcomes in multiple myeloma

Two new epigenetic regulators maintain self-renewal of embryonic stem cells

Two new epigenetic regulators maintain self-renewal of embryonic stem cells

Japanese researchers explain how inflammation causes gastric tumors

Japanese researchers explain how inflammation causes gastric tumors

Johns Hopkins scientists design new cell model of aging-associated colon cancer risk

Johns Hopkins scientists design new cell model of aging-associated colon cancer risk

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

CNIO researchers link MASTL protein to origin of thrombocytopenia

CNIO researchers link MASTL protein to origin of thrombocytopenia