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

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

The firm reported that test volumes for its Cologuard colorectal cancer screening test also rose 79 percent year over year.

Qiagen's test detects the most frequently occurring somatic mutations in EGFR in less than four hours using real-time PCR on the Rotor-Gene Q platform.

Test volume for the firm's Cologuard colorectal cancer screening test rose 49 percent year over year during the quarter.

During the meeting, researchers presented studies on combination immunotherapies and the efficacy of giving molecularly-informed treatments earlier in the disease continuum.

The test is approved to gauge germline BRCA mutations in advanced breast cancer patients who may benefit from treatment with Pfizer's PARP inhibitor Talzenna.

The companion diagnostic for Pfizer's Xalkori identifies 14 ROS1 gene fusions by analyzing tumor messenger RNA from human tumor tissue or body fluids.

The analyst said Myraid's GeneSight and NIPT products present near-term opportunities that "should help power earnings upside in the years to come."

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of methylation quantitative trait loci in tumors, database of ancient mitochondrial genomes, and more.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.