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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.
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

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