The researchers found that two subtypes of combined hepatocellular and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma have distinct molecular features.
The firm recently submitted an application to the US Food and Drug Administration to expand Cologuard's label to the 45 to 49 age group.
Singapore-based Lucence Diagnostics will team with Stanford to analyze sequencing and imaging of liver cancer patients to predict therapeutic effectiveness.
The company said it will use part of the proceeds to repurchase some of its senior notes due in January 2025, and the rest for corporate purposes.
The company said test volume for its Cologuard colorectal cancer test rose 66 percent during the quarter to 292,000.
The team said it will partner with startup Early Diagnostics to commercialize the assay, which integrates DNA methylation analysis and computational technology.
Investigators shared data at an oncology meeting last week, showing that the test has high sensitivity and specificity in a blinded case-control cohort that included early-stage tumors.
Investigators, led by Hong Kong researcher and Grail collaborator Dennis Lo, described a cancer detection strategy using cleavage patterns in circulating DNA molecules.
Biomatrica's sample collection tubes ensure quality preservation of circulating tumor DNA and cells, promoting high-quality liquid biopsy results, Exact said.
Array-based copy number analysis of primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas and matched lymph node metastases revealed a tumor cluster with ties to survival.
The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.
The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.
Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.
In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.