Substances that causes cancer.
Abnormal mass of tissue arising from an abnormal proliferation of cells.
To spread from one part of the body to another part not directly connected to the first part. Cancerous tumors do this and form new tumors in distant parts of the body.
A neoplasm. An abnormal growth of cells. They form from the new growth of tissue in which cell division is uncontrolled and progressive.
A broad goup of diseases involving unregulated cell growth. (web)
A gene that has the potential to cause cancer. (web)
The process of programmed cell death. (web)
The changes in shape, nuclei, or organization of adult cells. It is typical of precancerous cells.
A normal gene that can become an oncogene due to mutations or increased expression.
Early form of cancer that is defined by the absence of invasion of tumor cells into the surrounding tissue. (web)
Carcinoma in situ
Any additional sites where the cancer has spread. (web)
The creation of cancer, normal cells are transferred into cancer cells. (web)
The likely course of a disease or aliment. (web)
Drugs which inhibits or prevents the function of cells. (web)
A cancerous tumor. An abnormal mass of tissue with cells that can invade surrounding tissue and spread to multiple locations throughout the body.
An abnormal mass of tissue that usually remains at the site where it forms.
Protein in humans which is encoded by TP53, functions as a tumor suppressor preventing cancer. (web)
A gene that codes for a protein that suppresses cancer in its normal, healthy form.