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The guidelines caution that there are "significant limitations" in the interpretation of polygenic risk scores and they should not be used in patient management.

 

An analysis of societal and health system cost-effectiveness and outcomes points to the benefits of expanding pathogenic BRCA1/2 variant testing in six countries.

The coverage comes after the women's health diagnostics firm went public last month, seeking up to $100 million in the offering.

Working with clinical decision support vendor ActX, the suburban Chicago health system has seen strong demand for PGx and genetically informed preventive care.

The company expects to garner clearance for its platform in the US first for Lynch syndrome as it builds additional evidence for an immunotherapy application.

Two studies presented at ASCO's virtual annual meeting demonstrated the clinical utility of germline findings in guiding treatment decisions in cancer.

In an interview, Marilyn Li and Douglas Stewart discuss why ACMG has put forth points that doctors and labs should consider when presumed germline findings crop up in tumor testing.

A pilot project showed that clinics using the InheRET tool were able to gather more complete family history information from patients, which is important for further cancer risk evaluation.

Data presented at ACMG's online annual meeting suggests that more than 10 percent of prostate cancer patients across disease stages carry inherited cancer-related variants.

The diagnostic will be covered when patients are tested according to the Japanese Organization of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer's criteria.

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According to CNBC, Pfizer has announced that its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine data won't be ready this week.

A number of United Nations agencies push for scientific findings to be made accessible through open science.

Paris-Saclay University garners international regard following a decade-long effort to establish the new research university, Nature News reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to house IndiGen sequencing data, database of SARS-CoV-2 docking scores, and more.