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proto-oncogenes

a group of genes that, once they are mutated, can cause cells to become cancerous. The mutated version of a proto-oncogene is called an oncogene. See also gene, mutation, oncogenes.

Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cancer

... Oncogenes Most oncogenes are mutations of certain normal genes
called proto-oncogenes. Proto-oncogenes are the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002550-pdf.pdf

Heredity and Cancer

... Oncogenes are mutated forms of certain normal genes of the cell called
proto-oncogenes. Proto-oncogenes are often genes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/heredity-and-cancer

Cancer Glossary

... Oncogenes are related to normal genes called proto-oncogenes that control
normal cell growth. ... See also genes, proto-oncogenes, tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=o

Modern knowledge and cancer causes

... They are formed by changes or mutations of certain normal genes
of the cell called proto-oncogenes. Proto-oncogenes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-modern-knowledge-and-cancer-causes

The History of Cancer

... They are formed by changes or mutations of certain normal genes
of the cell called proto-oncogenes. Proto- oncogenes ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002048-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... therapy. proto-oncogenes Search. a group of genes that, once they
are mutated, can cause cells to become cancerous. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p