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In BMC Cancer this week, researchers at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America present a method that uses quality-of-life assessment as a predictor of survival in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. The team studied 1,194 lung cancer patients, and found that global quality of life as well as physical function predicted patient survival in the entire study population. "Every 10-point increase in physical function was associated with a 10 percent increase in survival," the authors write.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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