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What are the major groups of genes that can cause cancer?

style="color:rgb(73,76,78);">And the types of mutations that can change their protein structure?

Whats the group of cancer-causing genes that RAS belongs to?

Whats its normal function?

What mutation(s) can it have that lead to the cell cycle becoming out of control?

Are these mutations heritable, and/or do they generally occur throughout a person's lifetime in somatic cells?

Whats an experiment that you could use to determine if a new cancer drug works to combat this cancer?

What would an independent variable be?

What would a Dependent variable be?

What would the controlled variables be?

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