Researchers are collecting genomic and clinical data on cancer patients outside of clinical trials to understand tumor biology, treatment efficacy, and care gaps.
In the studies, the Merck immunotherapy extended survival for advanced lung cancer and stomach cancer patients with high PD-L1 expression.
The protocol involves using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to knock out the NRF2 gene in KRAS-positive NSCLC patients who have become resistant to chemotherapy.
Investigators from a variety of clinical sites found that the company's liquid biopsy test was more successful in finding actionable mutations in patients than tumor tissue.
The TATTON study found a combination therapy could treat some EGFR-positive lung cancer patients who developed MET-based resistance, but the best way to gauge MET status isn't yet clear.
Researchers identified characteristic alterations, immune features, and interactions in hundreds of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas from China.
In the JAMA study, researchers confirmed the previously known clinical and genomic features of NSCLC patients in their large clinico-genomics database.
As of July 1, the Guardant360 test will be considered medically necessary for aiding therapy selection in advanced lung cancer for health plan members of EviCore.
A study presented at the AACR meeting showed that Resolution's ctDx-Lung assay reported more oncogenic fusions than Guardant360 in NSCLC patients.
Funds raised will help accelerate commercialization of the firm's InVisionFirst-Lung liquid biopsy test and support development of the firm's platform for new indications
A South African university has told the Wellcome Sanger Institute to return DNA samples it has from indigenous African communities, The Times reports.
The University of California, Berkeley's Rasmus Nielsen and Xinzhu Wei have retracted their CCR5 gene paper due to a technical artifact.
University of Virginia researchers are exploring a genetic risk test to gauge type 1 diabetes risk, NPR reports.
In PNAS this week: researchers compare two high-grade neuroendocrine lung cancers, height among ancient Europeans, and more.