With RNA sequencing and other data, researchers gauged neoantigen formation, immunoediting, and clonal evolution in non-small cell lung cancers.
The firm said revenues from its precision oncology business increased 98 percent in Q4, driven by higher testing volume and increased revenue per test.
Analyzing mutational signatures in cancer cell lines and xenografts, investigators identified mutagenic processes that do or don't remain active in vitro.
Researchers at RMIT University have described collecting bronchial brushings as part of a molecular approach that may enable diagnosing lung cancer patients and guiding therapies.
The firm will expand on its MSI assay for use in immunotherapy while developing liquid biopsy assays to monitor patients post therapy and for recurrence.
The ctDNA test will be covered for all US fee-for-service Medicare patients with advanced (Stage IIIB/IV) NSCLC who meet specific clinical criteria.
The index — which outperformed the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq, and the Biotechnology Index this month — gained more than 8 percent.
Data being presented at the upcoming AACR meeting show that Guardant's liquid biopsy test provided more accurate and rapid mutation detection than tissue genotyping.
Biocept will use its liquid biopsy assay to test cerebrospinal fluids of patients diagnosed with certain cancers and then compare results to standard methods.
The NGS assay is designed to help physicians to identify non-small cell lung cancer patients who may benefit from eight targeted therapies.
University of Idaho researchers model the scientific discovery process to examine the link between reproducibility and scientific truth.
A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.
Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.
In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.