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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic Health said after the close of the market Wednesday that it will collaborate with OncoMed Pharmaceuticals in identifying biomarkers that can be applied to clinical development of certain OncoMed antibody cancer drugs.

By Doug Macron
Benitec Biopharma last week broke out new details about its in-house pipeline, stating that it aims to have three drugs in clinical studies next year and possibly a fourth by 2014.

By Adam Bonislawski
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute have identified a panel of ten serum protein markers that could be used in risk assessment and the early detection of lung cancer.

By Adam Bonislawski
Biodesix said this week that it is collaborating with pharma firm Kadmon on a 620-patient Phase III clinical trial of that company's reversible tyrosine kinase inhibitor KD019.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and the Asia Cancer Research Group today announced a collaboration to develop a genomic data source on cancers prevalent in Asia.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Abcodia today said that it will collaborate with Singapore-based VolitionRx on developing biomarker-based tests for a variety of cancers.

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Retraction Watch writes that a cancer researcher has had an eighth paper retracted.

Computational biologist James Taylor has died, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is starting to test people for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, according to the New York Times.

In PLOS this week: features of tumor-infiltrating immune cells, regulatory effects of SNPs associated with prostate cancer risk, and more.