Cancer

News on cancer research & diagnostics, liquid biopsy, and cancer risk testing.

Adaptive will work with NCI's Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program to use its ImmunoSeq platform for biomarker discovery in clinical trials. 

Researchers developed a gene expression-based classifier for four gastric cancer subtypes and found that some are associated with better outcomes than others.

NeoGenomics' clinical genetic testing revenues were up 7 percent year over year, as the number of genetic tests completed increased by 16 percent.

The study is the pediatric counterpart to an ongoing precision medicine study in cancer patients 18 years and older.

Today's agreement, which covers the UK, follows distribution deals OncoDNA signed earlier this month covering Morocco and Belarus. 

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.

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This webinar will demonstrate a new approach that combines precise FFPE tumor isolation with extraction-free DNA/RNA library preparation to minimize material losses and reduce the amount of tissue input required for NGS analysis.