bile duct cancer

The Asian cancer biotech firm will use ACT's genomic tools to research why some patients responded unusually well to its pan-HER inhibitor.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cancer genetics diagnostics firm NeoGenomics today said that revenues in the second quarter increased 33 percent year over year while test volume increased 40 percent.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A pair of Nature Genetics studies by independent research teams explored the genetic glitches characterizing cancers that affect the biliary tract or bile ducts of the liver.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A form of bile duct cancer associated with liver fluke infection appears to share some mutation patterns with a pancreatic cancer called pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, a new study suggests.

Researchers aim to develop proteomic biomarkers for bile duct cancer resulting from infection by the parasite Opisthorchis viverrini.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.