pancreatic cancer

The seven-gene NGS-based test is available for patients who are found to have pancreatic cysts, and can help physicians decide whether to remove them. 

In Genome Research this week: hydroxymethylation changes in pancreatic cancer, program to predict effect of variants on transcription factor binding, and more.

Using a synthetic genetic screen, investigators identified potential drug targets and tumor suppressors in colorectal cancer xenograft models.

In an increasingly diverse field of sequencing assays, Genentech researchers believe they have achieved notable sensitivity, with high multiplexing capability and relatively low cost.

Johns Hopkins researchers added protein analysis to circulating tumor DNA testing to better detect early-stage pancreatic cancer.

Tempus will work with the center to develop personalized medicine regimens for cancer patients, initially focusing on hematological and pancreatic malignancies.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: fruit fly mothers pass on epigenetic information, and more.

Based on a 537-patient validation study, the markers appear capable of detecting early-stage disease and could be useful for monitoring high-risk populations.

Asia Genomics will make CellMax's tests, including the CellMax-DNA Genetic Cancer Risk Test Assure and the CellMax-CRC Protect Test, available immediately.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.