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News and reporting on lung cancer.

WASHINGTON (GenomeWeb News) – A SNP in a dopamine receptor gene appears to interact with childhood exposure to secondhand smoke to modulate lung cancer risk, reported Bríd Ryan, a research fellow at the National Cancer Institute, during the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting

Caprion Proteome is leading a four-year, C$21 million (US$20.5 million) public-private partnership focused on development and implementation of clinical biomarkers and personalized medicine strategies for oncology.

After years of technical setbacks and challenges, mass spec-based clinical proteomics is "ready for prime time," a Thermo Fisher Scientific researcher told ProteoMonitor this week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epic Sciences today said that it has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research award from the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health to develop a lung cancer assay.

A team from the University of Colorado Cancer Center has identified a microRNA, miR-34c, that could potentially serve as a surrogate endpoint for trials of lung cancer chemopreventives.

Using samples from a study of an experimental chemopreventive drug, iloprost, a team from the University of Colorado Cancer Center has identified a microRNA, miR-34c, that could potentially serve as a surrogate endpoint in lung cancer trials for gauging patients' long-term outcom

Researchers from the British Columbia Cancer Agency this week presented results from a clinical study in which Verisante Technology's Raman spectroscopy-based Core device distinguished between cancerous and benign lung lesions with sensitivity and specificity of more than 90 perc

Enzo Begins Marketing Dx Test for Early Lung Cancer Detection
Enzo Clinical Labs this week launched a diagnostic test to help oncologists detect lung cancer early and gauge which patients are at heightened risk for disease progression.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics said today that the New York State Department of Health has given the company's miRview lung assay final approval for marketing in the state.

Roche, BIG Report Data Showing One or Two Years of Herceptin Doesn't Change Survival

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Master's and doctoral students in the UK call on funding groups to extend their grants for the duration of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Guardian reports.

Squid can make edits to their RNA within the cytoplasm of their axons, Science News reports.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is putting $25 million toward COVID-19 treatment research, according to the Verge.

In Science this week: researchers engineer version of Cas9 that is nearly PAM-less, and more.