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News and reporting on prostate cancer.

Researchers characterized genetic, transcriptomic, and clinical features in advanced prostate cancers that emerged from treatment.

Under the new collaboration, Predicine will use its GeneRADAR technology to aid Kintor in the development and advancement of novel drugs.

Results support the ability of the test to not only identify hormonal therapy non-responders, but to predict their improved survival on chemotherapy.

Bio-Techne will pay $250 million in cash, as well as up to an additional $325 million contingent on the achievement of certain milestones.

Proceeds will be used to support studies for regulatory submissions to the FDA for the company's metastatic breast cancer test, among other things.

Cigna is the first national private payor to provider coverage for the Decipher tests, which provide a genomic assessment of tumor aggressiveness.

The researchers used 10X Genomics' linked-read genome sequencing approach to home in on rearrangements that affect the androgen receptor locus and its enhancer.

Using data for more than 140,000 individuals, researchers narrowed in on 63 new prostate cancer-associated loci and established a polygenic score linked to enhanced risk.

A new trial has compared the two most prominent tests, showing that both have clear predictive ability, but leaving several other questions unanswered so far.

The agreement grants MDxHealth the rights to manufacture and market the phosphodiesterase-4D7 biomarker as a prognostic test.

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Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing. 

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.

Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports. 

In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.