Machine learning and DNA methylation analyses helped distinguish between primary lung tumors and lung tumors stemming from head and neck cancer metastasis.
The firm is developing a biomarker panel to detect mutations in mesenchymal cells, with the goal of guiding drug treatment and improving earlier patient intervention.
Cyclomics, a 2018 spinout from University Medical Center Utrecht, is testing its assay for treatment response and recurrence monitoring in head and neck cancer.
Most head and neck cancer patients saw a decline in oral HPV DNA after treatment, but those who did not were more likely to experience disease recurrence.
Starting with a head and neck cancer patient who showed an impressive response to pembrolizumab, researchers profiled gene fusion neoantigens in several tumor types.
Gene expression data revealed two groups of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas corresponding to distinct survival outcomes.
During the meeting, researchers presented studies on combination immunotherapies and the efficacy of giving molecularly-informed treatments earlier in the disease continuum.
With sequence data for more than 118,000 tumors profiled at Foundation Medicine, investigators tracked PDL1 amplification prevalence and possible treatment implications.
OncoDNA will provide patient-enrollment services for an ongoing clinical study of Kura's head and neck squamous cell carcinoma drug tipifarnib.
With integrated data for thousands of TCGA tumors, teams explored cancer subtypes, searched for prognostic insights, began mapping immune cell interactions, and more.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.