non-small cell 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.

The company shared validation data this week that it said led the FDA to approve use of the test in a new prospective trial of Roche's Tecentriq in NSCLC.

GeneStrat is a blood-based test using a droplet digital PCR platform that detects mutations relevant to patient treatment in non-small cell lung cancer.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.