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Originally published March 25.
The European Commission has approved Cometriq (cabozantinib) as a treatment for medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) patients.

Originally published Dec. 23.
EU's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion Exelixis' Cometriq for Medullary Thyroid Cancer

A team led by investigators at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the University of California, Los Angeles has developed a new approach for analyzing circulating tumor cells obtained from prostate cancer patients using chip- and sequencing-based applications.

European Commission Approves Vertex's Personalized CF Drug Kalydeco

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A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.