pancreatic cysts

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. 

The diagnostics company said the number of tests accessioned during the quarter grew 60 percent year over year.

The new code is expected to streamline the reimbursement process and positively impact the way remittances are received from Medicare and commercial payors.

The firm performed a long-term, prospective study and noted that the test improved outcomes for patients and helped doctors monitor patients with benign disease.

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.