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CeMines Estonian Subsidiary Seeks EU Clearance for Lung Cancer Dx

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (GenomeWeb News) - CeMines said today that its Estonian subsidiary has filed for CE Mark registration for its gene expression-based lung cancer diagnostic.


CeMines filed for clearance through a Swedish business partner, Trial Form Support AB.


Golden, Colo.-based CeMines seeks EU clearance for clinical use of CellCorrect Lab test kits, which use a combination of its CellCorrect gene-expression-based auto-antibody detection technology, Molecular FingerPrinting statistical analysis platform, and a proprietary library of lung cancer biomarkers.

The Scan

Breast Cancer Risk Related to Pathogenic BRCA1 Mutation May Be Modified by Repeats

Several variable number tandem repeats appear to impact breast cancer risk and age at diagnosis in almost 350 individuals carrying a risky Ashkenazi Jewish BRCA1 founder mutation.

Study Explores Animated Digital Message Approach to Communicate Genetic Test Results to Family Members

In the Journal of Genetic Counseling, the approach showed promise in participants presented with a hypothetical scenario related to a familial hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome diagnosis.

Computational Tool Predicts Mammalian Messenger RNA Degradation Rates

A tool called Saluki, trained with mouse and human messenger RNA data, appears to improve mRNA half-life predictions by taking RNA and genetic features into account, a Genome Biology paper reports.

UK Pilot Study Suggests Digital Pathway May Expand BRCA Testing in Breast Cancer

A randomized pilot study in the Journal of Medical Genetics points to similar outcomes for breast cancer patients receiving germline BRCA testing through fully digital or partially digital testing pathways.