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This Week in Science

In Science this week: immunogenic mutations in GI cancers, and more.

The research may lay the groundwork for a noninvasive test for GI or other types of cancer without prior knowledge of which organ is affected.

The agreement expands the partners' alliance to include additional diseases within the gastrointestinal tract.

In GIST tumors lacking genetic mutations, researchers uncover an epimutation affecting a gene promoter.

Indivumed and Georgetown have already established a biobank and clinical database for analyzing tumor specimens to improve cancer diagnostics.

The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.

The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.

The first Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology papers show mixed results.

In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.