cervical pre-cancer

With only one test FDA-approved for primary hrHPV screening, groups express concern about feasibility of moving away from co-testing

A new genome sequence study suggests sequence conservation is more common in HPV16 isolates from individuals with cancer or pre-cancerous conditions.

The company's Confidence assays are designed to detect if a woman has a high-risk HPV subtype and, if so, determine her risk of developing cervical pre-cancer or cancer.

The company and the hospital will conduct a clinical study into the detection and prevention of the disease.

Oncgnostics will use MDxHealth's methylation-specific PCR in the GynTect test for cervical cancer, the fourth such test to use the technology.

Paired with Roche's HPV testing offerings, the deal will expand its cervical cancer testing capabilities.

The German-based company expects to file its test for FFPE within the next few months, and to start a clinical trial for its cytology test by mid-year.

Roche presents data from HPV Dx trial; Epigenomics launches Epi proLung BL Reflex Assay in Europe.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.