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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.
Why the Mediterranean diet appers to protect against breast cancer

Why the Mediterranean diet appers to protect against breast cancer

Novel Structure Proteins (NSP) could help predict the possibility of tumor growth in a patient

Novel Structure Proteins (NSP) could help predict the possibility of tumor growth in a patient

Scientists have identified genes that promote the growth and recurrence of skin cancer

Scientists have identified genes that promote the growth and recurrence of skin cancer

Significant advance in understanding the human genome

Significant advance in understanding the human genome

Celebrex like gene suppresses the growth of colon cancer

Celebrex like gene suppresses the growth of colon cancer

Class of cells that arises in mammary glands during maternity has stem cell-like properties

Class of cells that arises in mammary glands during maternity has stem cell-like properties

Bcl-6 oncogene - genetic target for lymphoma treatment

Bcl-6 oncogene - genetic target for lymphoma treatment

High levels of a protein called LRP6 can make cancer cells more aggressive

High levels of a protein called LRP6 can make cancer cells more aggressive

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

First whole-genome survey of where three commonly used retroviruses into human DNA

First whole-genome survey of where three commonly used retroviruses into human DNA

Possible role for BK virus in development of prostate cancer

Possible role for BK virus in development of prostate cancer

Identification of PIK3CA as an oncogene associated with brain cancers opens the door to new screening processes

Identification of PIK3CA as an oncogene associated with brain cancers opens the door to new screening processes

The p53 transcription factor plays a vital role in preventing cancer onset

The p53 transcription factor plays a vital role in preventing cancer onset

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Cancer-causing gene identified that may play a key role in the development of leukemia and other cancers

Cancer-causing gene identified that may play a key role in the development of leukemia and other cancers

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

New gene presents a potent new target for breast cancer therapy

New gene presents a potent new target for breast cancer therapy