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New offerings from the oncology testing company include Inivita's InvisionFirst-Lung test and the NeoLab solid tumor test.

The classifiers are considered reasonable and necessary if the patient can tolerate chemotherapy and it's being considered as a treatment for the patient.

Researchers concluded that there has been significant expansion of coverage for ctDNA assays over the past four years, but policies remain very heterogeneous and often limited.

The companies will work together to bring Guardant360 through regulatory approval and commercialize it as a CDx for Janssen's amivantamab. 

Thermo Fisher has also applied to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare to expand the use of the Oncomine Dx Target test in Japan.

The firm initially plans to apply the method, which measures the size of specific macrophages in blood, to predict lung cancer immunotherapy response.

Burning Rock also said it will continue to develop companion diagnostics-related products based on next-generation sequencing technology.

Investigators are planning to further validate specific applications, such as prediction of lung and lymphoma cancer subtypes, in independent sample sets.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of B cells that interact with non-small cell lung cancer tumors, population genomic analysis of Eubacterium rectale, and more.

The assay will identify patients with mutations in HER2 who may be eligible for treatment with a HER2-directed antibody-drug-conjugate developed by Daiichi.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

This week in Science: Neanderthal Y chromosomes replaced by Homo sapiens Y chromosomes, and more.