Breast Cancer News and reporting on breast cancer. PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more. Polygenic Risk Scores for Breast, Prostate Cancer Adaptable for Cross-Ancestry Use, Study Shows The researchers said the approach could be a short-term measure while genetic studies of more diverse ancestral populations are performed. Exact Sciences' Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score Assay Receives Japanese Regulatory Approval The test helps guide treatment and provides risk of distant recurrence in patients with HR-positive, HER2-negative early-stage breast cancer. PNAS Papers on Gastric Cancer CircRNA, TNBC Drivers, Immune Cell Atlas In PNAS this week: role of CircURI1 in gastric cancer, search for drivers of triple-negative breast cancer, and more. Breast Cancer Genetic Risk Modified by Corticosteroid Use Some women with an elevated genetic risk of breast cancer, as gauged by a polygenic risk score, might further increase their risk if they also take corticosteroids. Jul 21, 2021 Sequencing-Based Assessment of CYP2D6 Could Improve Prediction of Drug Response Premium Jul 21, 2021 Biocept HER2 Assay Gains Coverage Under Medicare Local Coverage Determination for CTC Tests Jun 30, 2021 Mammogen Closes $2M Seed Round Supporting GenTRU Liquid Biopsy Tech for Breast Cancer Detection Jun 7, 2021 Lynparza Benefit in Early BRCA-Mutated Breast Cancer Reignites Universal Genetic Testing Discussion Premium Jun 5, 2021 Myriad Genetics Recalibrates Breast Cancer PRS for All Ancestries in Anticipation of Broader Launch Premium Jun 4, 2021 Breast Cancer Genomics Study Reveals Recurrent Contributors to Treatment Resistance in Early Disease May 28, 2021 Postponed CMS Proposal Would Remove Unspecified Cancer Dx Codes, Impacting Test Access Premium May 24, 2021 AACR Presentations Highlight Power of Large Tumor Atlases in Studies of Cancer Progression Premium May 12, 2021 Heligenics, Jackson Lab Partner to Study Breast Cancer Gene Variants May 7, 2021 Breast Cancer Immunotherapy Response Markers Emerge From Single-Cell Sequencing Study Apr 22, 2021 Todos Medical Acquires Provista Diagnostics for $7.5M Apr 15, 2021 Wellcome Leap Launches $55M Program to Develop Disease-Specific Tissue Profiling Platforms Apr 15, 2021 At ACMG, Mechanism for Common Breast Cancer Locus Proposed From Functional Analysis Apr 14, 2021 Guardant AACR Data Highlights Value of Clinical Test Database to Drive Drug Resistance Discoveries Mar 25, 2021 Startup Tethis Targets Early-Stage Breast Cancer Detection With CTC Sample Prep Platform Premium Mar 18, 2021 Oncocyte Details New Expansions Plans With Growing Portfolio of Acquired Tests Premium Mar 11, 2021 Broad Team to Improve Minimal Residual Disease Detection With Mutation Enrichment Sequencing Method Premium Mar 10, 2021 Datar Cancer Genetics Obtains CE Mark for Liquid Biopsy Cancer Test Mar 2, 2021 Molecular Health Inks Agreement for Precision Medicine Tools With Falco Biosystems Mar 2, 2021 PreludeDx DCIS Breast Cancer Test Helps Determine Radiation Therapy Benefits, Reduce Overtreatment Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.