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News and reporting on prostate cancer.

The company recently launched Prompt Prostate Genetic Score, a lab-developed test to track a man's genetic predisposition to prostate cancer.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.

The company — develops tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases in whole blood — is targeting C$3.7 million in a private placement financing round.

Through the deal, Helomics aims to build a predictive model of prostate cancer drug response based on a combination of genomic and spectroscopy data.

Resolution is developing its liquid biopsy assay as a companion diagnostic for niraparib in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

The firm said that with the approval, the firm's liquid biopsy-based ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore (EPI) test is now available in every state.

The company said adopters are ordering tests in areas of great interest, like CTC and blood biomarker monitoring, despite a lack of reimbursement.

In PNAS this week: analysis of Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Genetics study samples, chromosome loss and gain in prostate cancer, and more.

The company's total revenue for the three months ended March 31 was $108.8 million compared to $92.6 million in the first quarter of 2018, exceeding analyst expectations.

Using exome or transcriptome data from more than 400 metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer cases, researchers identified survival-related alterations in the RB1 gene.

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CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.

Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.

Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.

In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.