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A new analysis indicates that colorectal cancer metastases arise from a small number of cells before the primary tumor is large enough to be detected clinically.

Patients who enroll will have their samples tested as part of routine diagnostic care, making it easier for them to take part in clinical trials without additional testing.

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has denied Foundation Medicine's request for Inter Partes review.

The firm said that with the approval, the firm's liquid biopsy-based ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore (EPI) test is now available in every state.

Meeting presentations supported tweaking the clinical interpretation of Genomic Health's Oncotype DX and bolstered Biotheranostics' Breast Cancer Index.

The firm is in the midst of a clinical trial called NOVA to compare its circulating-tumor DNA-based Colvera test to DiaSorin's carcinoembryonic antigen assay.

The Singapore-based firm plans to use its single-cell RNA and protein assay to help optimize the production of CAR T cells and guide their use in patients.

Color researchers reported that 21.7 percent of individuals with pathogenic variants in well-established genes did not meet guidelines for testing.

The Swedish company is developing sequencing- and PCR-based tests and services that quantify aberrations in DNA, RNA, and circulating tumor DNA.

Oncore and its partners will commercialize GeneNews' ColonSentry test in all countries outside the US and Canada under the five-year exclusive agreement

The California health system has expanded its partnership with CancerIQ to integrate risk assessment and oncology patient management into its EHR.

The company expects to offer 6.7 million common shares at a maximum offering price of $16 per share.

Keytruda and Ibrance demonstrate activity in molecularly defined populations, while a new cohort will explore Gilotrif in tumors with NRG1 fusions.

The mCODE team recently released standards for inputting genomic and other data into patient records to boost patient record transferability and trial participation.

Exact Sciences and the Mayo Clinic are working to develop a blood test for pancreatic cancer that might be able to diagnose patients with early-stage disease.

Almac said that the assay will be used in a clinical study of repotrectinib (TPX-0005), an investigational, next-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

Stanford University's Allison Kurian and her colleagues found that women with pathogenic variants were more likely to undergo a bilateral mastectomy.

Researchers are collecting genomic and clinical data on cancer patients outside of clinical trials to understand tumor biology, treatment efficacy, and care gaps.

By profiling hereditary risk variants in women with breast cancer, researchers hope to lay the foundation for future genetic testing programs in the Caribbean country.

A study of more than 10,000 women showed cancer predisposition genes confer similar risks of breast cancer in African-American women as in whites.

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New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A new analysis finds that it will be more than a century until female computer scientists publish at the same rate as their male counterparts, ScienceInsider reports.

Broad Institute researchers describe an approach they've dubbed "DNA microscopy."

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.