esophageal cancer Gastric Cancer Cases Frequently Harbor Genetic Risk Variants, Suggesting Germline Testing Using panel sequence data for more than 500 esophagogastric cancer cases, researchers found pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants in almost 20 percent of those with gastric cancers. Lucid Diagnostics Obtains CE Mark for Esophageal Cancer Molecular Test Lucid said that key opinion leaders for esophageal disease in Europe are participating in pivotal clinical trials for the test and its collection device. PLOS Papers on TB Resistance, Squamous Cell Carcinoma Risk, MicroRNAs in SCC In PLOS this week: loci linked to protection against tuberculosis, identification of loci associated with increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the aerodigestive tract, and more. Stella Diagnostics, Mayo Clinic Collaborating on Barrett's Esophagus Protein Markers The partners will use mass spec to look at markers in Barrett's patients who either progressed to more severe disease states or remained stable over a 10-year period. Wales to Routinely Screen Cancer Patients With Yourgene Elucigene Test Yourgene will provide its Elucigene DPYD tests to screen approximately 200 patients each month for the next year. Sep 8, 2020 Early Copy Number Changes Predict Progression of Barrett's Esophagus to Esophageal Cancer Aug 6, 2020 PavMed Raises $7M in Private Funding Round Jul 1, 2020 AnchorDx Demonstrates Liquid Biopsy DNA Methylation Test for Early Cancer Detection Premium May 11, 2020 Genetic Ancestry Linked to Differences in Molecular Features of Cancers Apr 8, 2020 Esophageal Cancer Case Study Suggests Utility as Clinicians Explore Expanded Uses for Liquid Biopsy Premium Feb 25, 2020 Capsulomics, Johns Hopkins Partner on Esophageal Cancer, Barrett's Esophagus Research Feb 20, 2020 Lucid Diagnostics, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Ink Esophageal Cancer Biomarker Deal Feb 13, 2020 Lucid Diagnostics EsoGuard DNA Test Gets FDA Breakthrough Device Status Jan 6, 2020 Interpace Biosciences, University of North Carolina Launch Barrett's Esophagus Study Aug 13, 2019 Interpace Diagnostics Q2 Revenues Climb 14 Percent May 8, 2019 Almac Assay's Ability to Stratify Esophageal Cancer Patients Demonstrated by UK Researchers Premium Feb 11, 2019 Johns Hopkins Team to Commercialize Barrett's Esophagus Epigenetic Biomarker Panel Premium Feb 4, 2019 Esophageal Cancer Analysis Reveals Driver, Prognostic Alterations Jan 2, 2019 Cancer Driver Gene Mutations Rise with Age in Otherwise Normal Esophageal Tissue Nov 13, 2018 Interpace Diagnostics Q3 Revenues Up 38 Percent Oct 18, 2018 Healthy Esophageal Tissue Often Marked by Cancer-Related Mutations Aug 9, 2018 Interpace Q2 Revenues Spike 41 Percent May 29, 2018 PavMed Spinoff Lucid Diagnostics Aims to Market Molecular Barrett's Esophagus Test in 2019 Premium May 14, 2018 Lucid Diagnostics Licenses Barrett's Esophagus Biomarker Tech from CWRU Jan 29, 2018 Esophageal Cancer GWAS Leads to Low-Frequency Risk Variants Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.