News and reporting on colorectal cancer.
As of January the project had returned 290 positive results for CDC Tier 1 conditions from 23,500 participants who had undergone exome sequencing.
The center received a response to its initial submission to the NY State Department of Health in February and will re-submit by the end of this month.
Clinical trials investigating whether epigenetic treatment can restore susceptibility to other treatments are underway in colorectal, lung, and breast cancers.
Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers.
The company presented new data on the performance of a multi-pronged liquid biopsy assay in detecting colorectal cancers across a range of clinical stages.
A pair of new fecal metagenomics studies pointed to gut microbial community shifts, related functional changes, and specific signatures for colorectal cancer.
The recovery tool applies click chemistry-based DNA attachments on agarose beads to allow repetitive primer extension for specific gene targets.
The firms plan to use Natera's cell-free DNA liquid biopsy assay to monitor patients' response to Amal's cancer vaccine in combination with immunotherapy.
Epigenomics terminated a licensing contract related to Chinese distribution rights for its Septin9 biomarker and Epi proColon colorectal cancer blood test.
In PNAS this week: differential gene expression predictor, clonal evolution dynamics in colorectal cancer, and more.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.