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News and reporting on colorectal cancer.

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 deal will focus on Biocartis' Idylla MSI test, which provides information on a tumor's microsatellite instability status of a tumor from a single FFPE slice.

Epigenomics terminated its collaboration with China's BioChain for the licensing of the septin9 marker and exclusive Chinese distribution rights for Epi proColon.

The company said it will use part of the proceeds to repurchase some of its senior notes due in January 2025, and the rest for corporate purposes.

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Following discrimination allegations, NICHD's Constantine Stratakis withdraws from a new position at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Science reports.

US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut World Health Organization funding over its pandemic response, which would affect its ability to do its work and which he might not be able to do.

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has halted the sales of a handful of stocks over claims made about the coronavirus.

In Nature this week: comparative analyses of single-cell RNA sequencing protocols uncover differences between approaches, and more.