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The trial aims to demonstrate the utility of Biocept's Target Selector PD-L1 assay in patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer.

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.

In Cell this week: integrated genomic analysis of adult soft tissue sarcoma, positive selection has greater role in cancer than negative selection, and more.

From Different Angles

The WIN Consortium's Catherine Bresson discusses the association's approach for treating cancer patients at the Independent.

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. 

A Mount Sinai team performed targeted sequencing on non-small cell lung cancer samples to find mutations with clinical implications.

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

The NGS-based test, which was approved by the FDA in June, will be now available to the insurers' members, who have non-small cell lung cancer, in four states.

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The Guardian reports that visa costs could prevent scientists and others from coming to the UK.

The Trump Administration is reconsidering its plan to issue an executive order to require federally funded research to be freely available upon publication, Times Higher Education reports.

Nature News says some preprint repositories may close down due to a lack of funds to cover costs.

In Nature this week: framework for analyzing cancer mutational signatures, treatment resistance in small cell lung cancer followed by increased intratumoral heterogeneity, and more.