A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.
Two important cancer genes cooperate to make lung cancers more aggressive in mice, according to new research.
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Fewer than 10 errors in the DNA inside cells are enough to drive development of a cancer, according to new estimates.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
New research into the genetic and molecular features of cancers that have spread has revealed the diversity of these tumours and the immune cells within.
Researchers in the US have created comprehensive maps of genes that tumour cells rely on to survive.
A new study has estimated the ages at which women with faults in two particular genes are most at risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
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