oncogene


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(ON-koh-jeen)

A gene that controls cell growth. If the gene is abnormal it can allow cells to grow out of control. This can result in cancer.

To read about breast cancer and how it forms, visit Breastcancer.org's What Is Breast Cancer? page.

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Audio contributed by: Kelsey Grammer

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