NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,492 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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H-RAS gene
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A gene that makes a protein called HRAS, which is involved in cell signaling pathways that control cell growth and cell death. Mutated (changed) forms of the H-RAS gene may be found in some types of cancer. These changes may cause cancer cells to grow and spread in the body. Also called HRAS gene.