The study also found that esophageal squamous cell carcinomas resemble head and neck cancer, while esophageal adenocarcinomas are similar to gastric cancers.
Eleven new recommendations were issued to address appropriate HER2 testing and clinical guidance in individuals with advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.
Genome sequencing on more than 100 esophageal adenocarcinoma tumors led to structural rearrangements and three esophageal adenocarcinoma mutational subtypes.
Researchers uncovered ties between a germline VSIG10L mutation, inherited forms of Barrett esophagus, and related esophageal cancer cases.
The company's technology will be used to analyze samples from a large cohort of Chinese volunteers to identify biomarkers for early cancer detection.
Researchers will develop PCR and next-generation sequencing assays for aberrantly methylated vimentin, with the goal of commercializing a screening test.
Foundation's NGS test also found clinically actionable genomic alterations in more than 90 percent of patient samples.
In PNAS this week: role for metabolomics in personalized medicine, vaginal microbiome shift linked to preterm birth, and more.
In Nature this week: recurrent non-coding region mutations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, sequencing study of Barrett's esophagus, and more.
Independent research teams used exome or genome sequencing to compare mutation patterns in matched Barrett's esophagus, esophageal cancer, and normal samples.
A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.
South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.
In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.
Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.