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What are some cancer gene alterations?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Loss, activation,

Some genes, tumor suppressors, control tumor development and alterations causing a loos of function of such genes may initiate tumors.
Some genes regulate cell growth and constitutive activation of such genes may start a cancer. It usually takes multiple gene alterations to develop cancer and in general a cancer has alteration of 90 genes.

In brief: Loss, activation,

Some genes, tumor suppressors, control tumor development and alterations causing a loos of function of such genes may initiate tumors.
Some genes regulate cell growth and constitutive activation of such genes may start a cancer. It usually takes multiple gene alterations to develop cancer and in general a cancer has alteration of 90 genes.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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