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OncoCyte provided additional details about the history of the Razor test, its timeline for making it commercially available, and plans for a follow-on study.

The partners will use Biolidics' circulating tumor cell retrieval system to evaluate the cells' utility as biomarkers of patient response to cancer treatment.

OncoCyte believes Razor's CLIA-validated lung cancer prognostic test will complement its in-development DetermaVu lung cancer detection assay.

The Belgian oncology molecular diagnostics firm reported a 17 percent increase in product sales but said that sales of cartridges in the US were lower than expected. 

Developed using the center's "industrialized" proteomics workflow, the panel identified patients up to a year before their diagnosis with 89 percent accuracy.

The FDA has granted accelerated approval to Rozlytrek as a treatment for adult and adolescent patients with NTRK fusion-positive cancers.

The firm, which is working to reaccelerate its test validation effort, incurred a loss of $5.4 million, or $.10 per share, slightly above the analysts' consensus estimate.

Researchers developed a microfluidic device that combines antibody-based cell capture and disulfide cleavage for downstream microRNA detection.

Researchers focused on candidate genes near expression quantitative trait loci identified by combining cancer susceptibility SNPs and available transcriptomic data.

In PLOS this week: variations in the way synonymous DNA codons are used in yeast, links between germline TP53 mutations and recurrent somatic mutations in bladder cancer, and more.

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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.