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gene

a piece of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) inside a cell that has the information to make a specific protein. Genes are responsible for inherited traits such as hair color, eye color, and height, as well as susceptibility to certain diseases. See also deoxyribonucleic acid, mutation.

Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressor Genes

... What are mutations? Gene mutations that can lead to cancer; How can
oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes be used to help prevent cancer? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/oncogenesandtumorsuppressorgenes/index

Genes, mutations, and cancer risk | American Cancer Society

... Usually several gene changes are needed before a cell becomes cancer.
To learn more about different types of cancer-related genes, please see ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/genetictesting/genetic-testing-intro

How can oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes be used to ...

... Scientists tried to treat some cancers that have mutations in the TP53 gene
by inserting normal TP53 genes into viruses and then trying to infect ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/oncogenesandtumorsuppressorgenes/oncogenes-tumor-suppressor-genes-and-cancer-genes-for-cancer-treatment

Gene mutations that can lead to cancer

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Breast cancer risk factors you cannot change

... Changes in other genes: Other gene mutations can also lead to inherited
breast cancers. These gene mutations are much ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastcancerearlydetection/breast-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-you-cannot-change

New cancer genes: should I run to be tested?

... American Cancer Society Expert Voices. The American Cancer Society. New
cancer genes: should I run to be tested? August 07, 2013 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/08/07/new-cancer-genes-should-i-run-to-be-tested.aspx

How can oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes be used to ...

... Gene mutations that can lead to cancer. Next Topic. How can oncogenes and
tumor suppressor genes be used to help guide treatment of cancer? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/oncogenesandtumorsuppressorgenes/oncogenes-tumor-suppressor-genes-and-cancer-genes-to-help-prevent-cancer

The Amazing Analysis of Genes That Cause Cancer

... They then selected a reference standard of normal genes against which the
cancer genes could be compared. They took gene samples from 11 ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2006/09/13/the-amazing-analysis-of-genes-that-cause-cancer.aspx

ASCO: Genes, Targets, and The Future

... Dr. Len's Cancer Blog. The American Cancer Society. ASCO: Genes,
Targets, and The Future. by Dr. Len June 04, 2006 ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2006/06/04/asco-genes-targets-and-the-future.aspx

Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cancer

... Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cancer. + -Text Size. ... Next Topic. How do cells
know what to do? Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/oncogenesandtumorsuppressorgenes/oncogenes-tumor-suppressor-genes-and-cancer-intro