News and reporting on colorectal cancer.
The Australian firm will use the proceeds for R&D, expansion in China, and to fund the development of polygenic risk tests with TGen in the US.
Using exome sequencing, the team developed a transgenic model with altered orthologs of nine genes and found a combination of drugs that could act as a cancer treatment option.
The group will define and quantify Stroma Liquid Biopsy biomarkers in Leiden University-collected sera to correlate them with Leiden's tumor-stroma ratio scoring methods.
The firm launched a study this year to validate the new CRC-specific immune-transcriptomic assay, aiming to obtain regulatory approval in Europe.
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.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
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