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The third set of papers out this week from The Cancer Genome Atlas touches on ways to cluster tumors, oncogenic processes that contribute to oncogenesis, and more.

Researchers associated with the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network will publish more than 25 papers this week to discuss findings from the initiative.

The project, dubbed FinnGen, was announced this week and is slated to run through mid-2023.

The new European initiative promises to deliver multiple new tests and methods for improving the treatment of breast cancer and rectal cancer.

Backed by €19 million in EU funding, the initiative, called BigData@Heart, will create a research platform that could change the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed and treated.

The FDA and an academic research consortium have released a framework for communicating high-throughput sequencing computations and data analysis.

The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.

Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.

The companies will recruit and track a cohort of women to study environmental, genetic, and lifestyle factors that may contribute to fertility outcomes.

The researchers will use single-cell genomics and other approaches to generate information that could ultimately be used to diagnose, monitor, and treat disease.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.