CHICAGO — Cancer Genetics will later this year expand its menu of array-based tests to include assays for informing treatment of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and renal cell carcinoma.

Jane Houldsworth, the firm's vice president of R&D, said that CGI aims to obtain the appropriate licenses to offer the new tests as a service through its CLIA-compliant lab by the end of the year.

Houldsworth spoke with BioArray News during the Cancer Cytogenomics Microarray Consortium's annual meeting, held here this week.

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A genome-wide association study that linked common genetic variants to salivary gland carcinoma risk has been retracted, according to Retraction Watch.

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