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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.
Long-range regulation of tumor suppressor genes plays key role in cancer

Long-range regulation of tumor suppressor genes plays key role in cancer

UVA researchers discover gene responsible for the metastasis of triple-negative breast cancer

UVA researchers discover gene responsible for the metastasis of triple-negative breast cancer

Two studies find age as a primary factor in melanoma treatment resistance

Two studies find age as a primary factor in melanoma treatment resistance

Genetic alterations linked to high incidence of prostate cancer in African American men

Genetic alterations linked to high incidence of prostate cancer in African American men

Researchers find a new therapeutic approach to combat leukemia

Researchers find a new therapeutic approach to combat leukemia

Androgen deprivation strategies could help mitigate SARS-CoV-2 infection

Androgen deprivation strategies could help mitigate SARS-CoV-2 infection

Novel findings on mole growth could pave way for skin cancer treatments

Novel findings on mole growth could pave way for skin cancer treatments

Study: Thymoquinone selectively kills prostate cancer cells at advanced stages

Study: Thymoquinone selectively kills prostate cancer cells at advanced stages

Sotorasib phase 1 trial shows encouraging anti-cancer activity in lung, colorectal cancers

Sotorasib phase 1 trial shows encouraging anti-cancer activity in lung, colorectal cancers

Researchers identify new path to defeating chronic myelogenous leukemia

Researchers identify new path to defeating chronic myelogenous leukemia

Scientists unravel the molecular mechanism underlying the causes of colorectal cancer

Scientists unravel the molecular mechanism underlying the causes of colorectal cancer

Multiplication of ecDNA genes present in many cancer types, drives poor patients outcomes

Multiplication of ecDNA genes present in many cancer types, drives poor patients outcomes

More than 40-year-old cancer mystery solved: Thanks to epigenetics

More than 40-year-old cancer mystery solved: Thanks to epigenetics

NSD2 enzyme protects against cellular senescence

NSD2 enzyme protects against cellular senescence

Investigational drug shows promising results for treating HNSCC tumors

Investigational drug shows promising results for treating HNSCC tumors

Study identifies novel function of SMS enzyme to facilitate colorectal cancer growth

Study identifies novel function of SMS enzyme to facilitate colorectal cancer growth

Anaplastic large cell lymphoma: Defense mechanism against certain drugs promotes cancer growth

Anaplastic large cell lymphoma: Defense mechanism against certain drugs promotes cancer growth

UVA scientists identify oncogene responsible for deadliest brain tumor

UVA scientists identify oncogene responsible for deadliest brain tumor

New technique to sort out complex interactions unique to prostate cancer cells

New technique to sort out complex interactions unique to prostate cancer cells

Researchers create new tool to identify cancer-causing mutations lurking in 98% of the genome

Researchers create new tool to identify cancer-causing mutations lurking in 98% of the genome