non-small cell lung cancer

The FDA approved its use with tissue or plasma biopsies, giving clinicians a non-invasive option to conduct a test that provides results in a day.

The partners will evaluate the clinical use of the company's TeloView software with DNA sequence analysis in the treatment of lung cancer.

While the company has historically marketed the test's ability to predict patient drug response, it has more recently focused on its prognostic power.

The company said in April that it planned to launch a test this year but has since decided to take more time to better assess the clinical need and market.

The researchers found that most advanced EGFR-mutant lung cancer patients harbored changes in an average of two to three other oncogenes.

A pair of papers point to potential gut microbial contributions to checkpoint blockade immunotherapy response in individuals with lung, kidney, or skin cancer.

The companies plan to develop Thermo's Oncomine Dx Target Test as a companion diagnostic for Blueprint's BLU-667 to identify RET fusions in NSCLC patients. 

The researchers combined different proteomic methods to explore the activity of the ALK inhibitor ceritinib and identify potential combination therapies.

The PHG Foundation's report calls for raising clinician awareness about ctDNA testing technology in order to improve patient access to targeted therapies.

The company's PD-L1 IHC 28-8 pharmDx diagnostic can now be used in cases of urothelial carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.