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The company also announced John Leite, the former leader of clinical business development activities at Illumina, had joined the firm as chief business officer.

Novitas added multiple leukemia biomarkers to its coverage determination, as well as the ThyGeNEXT molecular panel.

A negative preliminary decision regarding reimbursement for the company's flagship colon cancer screening test in the US remains an issue for the company.

In Genome Biology this week: mouse model for determining immunotherapy response, genomic changes that occur with non-small cell lung cancer metastasis, and more.

The Chinese company is branching out from its core genomics business to liquid biopsy cancer screening and monitoring as it eyes areas for global expansion.

The company plans to show new data for its Signatera oncology test at three upcoming conferences this year, including in breast cancer and bladder cancer.

The company's acquisitions of Thrive Early Detection and Base Genomics are meant to accelerate its development of a liquid biopsy multi-cancer screening test.

The researchers noted an enrichment of chromosome 7 gains in fibroblasts from the tumor microenvironment and discovered expression biomarkers of poor prognosis.

The agency issued a new draft decision memo, outlining various criteria it intends to apply when determining coverage for current and future blood-based CRC screening tests.

Researchers are continuing to collect data on economic, racial, and other factors that could be addressed to make precision medicine access more equitable.

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.