Two studies in the New England Journal of Medicine this week look at adding bevacizumab, better known as Avastin, to ovarian cancer therapies. Bevacizumab is used to treat other cancers, including colorectal and lung. In the first article, Fox Chase Cancer Center's Robert Burger and his colleagues found that the addition of bevacizumab to chemotherapy led to an increase in progression-free survival.

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Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.

As the National Guideline Clearinghouse goes dark, the ECRI Institute says it will pick up the slack.

In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.

The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.