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During its earnings call this week, the liquid biopsy firm said it is planning a 10,000-patient trial to test its Lunar assay for colorectal cancer screening.

Two new studies of stage I to III CRC suggest that the presence of ctDNA in the months after surgery or chemotherapy can help identify patients who go on to relapse.

The firm's "TuMatch" assay integrates patient whole-exome sequencing data and fruit fly models to develop a personalized drug therapy service for cancer patients.

Mismatch repair-deficient tumors with many insertion-deletion mutations and enhanced microsatellite instability responded better to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy.

The index, which underperformed the Dow Jones and the Nasdaq, fell nearly 3 percent in April.

The firm recently submitted an application to the US Food and Drug Administration to expand Cologuard's label to the 45 to 49 age group.

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

With genomic and proteomic profiles for more than 100 colon cancer cases, researchers identified drug targets, treatment resistance insights, potential cancer drivers, and more.

Researchers in Nigeria are developing a handheld diagnostic device for identifying high-risk colorectal cancer patients in low-resource environments.

Roche ran a mock clinical trial in which it used DIA mass spec and targeted proteomics to profile 30 colorectal cancer samples under GCP conditions.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.