Using Epstein-Barr virus DNA as a marker, investigators uncovered several individuals with early-stage nasopharyngeal cancers in a large screening effort in China.
In PNAS this week: mutations linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, salivary proteins common among oral squamous cell carcinoma patients, and more.
In PNAS this week: mutations in MST1R linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, algorithm to detect genetic variants that affect transcription factors networks, and more.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Cancer Genome Consortium announced late on Tuesday four projects in China to identify the genomic drivers in colorectal, esophageal, liver, and nasopharyngeal cancers.
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The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.
Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.
In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.
The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.