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The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.

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In PLOS this week: Kashmiri ancestry analysis, genome-wide association study of gestational age, and more.

A renal cell carcinoma study revealed increased metabolic gene expression in PD-L1-positive tumors from individuals who did not respond to nivolumab.

The company plans to launch its first bladder cancer test in the second half of the year, and is in the early stages of validating a third test for prostate cancer.

Both institutions aim to develop novel liquid biopsy approaches that would improve physicians' ability to diagnose, monitor, and treat cancer patients. 

A Baylor College of Medicine-led team uncovered nine genomic subtypes of kidney cancer that may help direct patients' treatments.

Researchers and clinicians attempting to select targeted therapies must take sample heterogeneity into account.

Members of TCGA characterized papillary renal cell carcinomas, uncovering two main tumor groups and several more prognostically informative subtypes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Rosetta Genomics said today that it has received final approval from the New York State Department of Health for use of its Rosetta Kidney Cancer Test on patient samples from the state.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Fluxion Biosciences said today that it will collaborate with the Stanford University School of Medicine on developing molecular diagnostic tests to identify circulating tumor cells.

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Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.

Some science companies will be taking part in next month's March for Science, Fortune reports.

In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.

Shale oil companies are turning to DNA sequencing to find spots to drill, Reuters reports.