mesothelioma

In a pan-cancer analysis, Lynch syndrome genes were mutated more often than anticipated in tumors with high or intermediate levels of microsatellite instability.

Researchers identified unique ALK rearrangements in patients that lack previously known indicators of mesothelioma.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: recurrent deletions in mesothelioma patients, mutagenesis screen for genes working with PTEN in triple-negative breast cancer, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genome-wide association study links genetic variants to a number of hair traits, and more.

Genomic and transcriptomic sequence data from hundreds of mesothelioma tumors has uncovered recurrent gene mutations, gene fusions, and pathway alterations.

Survey results reflect strong penetration of Castle Biosciences' uveal melanoma test among specialists as the company plans a future focus on more prevalent diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Australia's Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) has recently begun enrolling patients in a Phase I trial of a microRNA-based treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), marking the second time a drug based on the small, non-coding RNAs has moved into human t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cancer molecular diagnostics firm Castle Biosciences today said that it raised $11.8 million in a Series E financing round.

Proteomics diagnostics firm Somalogic reported data this week supporting the utility of its blood-based 13-protein panel for the detection of malignant mesothelioma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Castle Biosciences has licensed the IP and technology rights from Brigham and Women's Hospital for a gene expression profiling test for mesothelioma, the company announced today.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.