renal cell carcinoma Renal Cell Carcinoma Risk Gene Representation Can Vary With Ancestry While risky variants in the FH gene were more common in renal cell carcinoma patients with African ancestry, European patients more often carried pathogenic CHEK2 gene changes. Mutations in Mitochondrial DNA Underlie Certain Subtype of Aggressive Renal Cancer The researchers said this new data could lead to the development of effective therapies for patients with hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma. PLOS Papers on Adiponectin-Related Loci, Kidney Cancer MiRNAs, Swedish Population Sequencing In PLOS this week: functional effect of adiponectin-linked variants, sequencing reveals regional differences among Swedes, and more. Oncology Informatics Firm Vidence Emerges to Supply Real-World Clinical, Genomic Data to Researchers Premium Formerly the data analytics division of CTCA, Vidence is supporting an immuno-oncology trial for BMS as it looks to grow its network of hospital partners. Nature Studies Report NHS Sequencing Enabled Rare Disease Diagnoses, Third Phylum Within Green Plants, More In Nature this week: population sequencing led to rare disease diagnoses, analysis of marine green alga leads to discovery of new phylum, and more. Jan 15, 2020 Presence of B Cells in Tumors Associated With Favorable Immunotherapy Outcomes Oct 30, 2018 Precision Oncology Highlights From ESMO 2018 Apr 3, 2018 TCGA Pan-Cancer Studies Describe New Tumor Features, Subtypes Jan 26, 2018 CanHelp Pushes Gene Expression Tests Toward Clinical Approval in China Premium Nov 2, 2017 Gut Microbes May Contribute to Immunotherapy Response May 4, 2017 University of Zurich Team Profiles Immune Landscape in Kidney Cancer Premium Dec 14, 2016 Argos, Personalis Partner to Study Investigational Cancer Immunotherapy Aug 4, 2016 Checkpoint Blockade Response Shows Ties to Metabolic Gene Expression in Kidney Cancer Patients Mar 7, 2016 Genomic Analyses Reveal Nine Molecular Subtypes of Renal Cell Carcinoma Nov 5, 2015 TCGA Analysis Points to Kidney Cancer Subtypes With Prognosis, Treatment Clues Apr 22, 2015 Roche to Use Foundation Medicine's Test in Phase III Anti-PD-L1 Drug Trials Apr 4, 2013 Rosetta Releases miRview Kidney Test Validation Study, Anticipates Medicare Coverage Decision Premium Aug 7, 2012 Cancer Genetics to Launch Two New Oncology-Focused CGH Array Tests by Year End Premium Mar 2, 2012 Biodesix Inks Deal to Test Veristrat in Phase III Clinical Trial for Kadmon Lung Cancer Drug Premium Sep 28, 2011 Pfizer Explores Gene Markers' Ability to Predict Axitinib Response in Kidney Cancer Premium Sep 28, 2011 New VEGF Biomarker Data Illustrates Complexities of Personalizing Anti-Angiogenic Drugs Premium Jun 17, 2011 Phosphoproteomic Screens Elucidate Feedback Loop Linked to mTOR Inhibitor Resistance Premium Jun 3, 2011 Phosphoproteomic Profiling Suggests Src Inhibitors Useful as Kidney Cancer Treatment Premium Jun 9, 2010 Focusing on Personalized Medicine, Pfizer Reports PGx Data for Several Oncologics at ASCO Premium Breaking News People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Northeastern University SARS-CoV-2 Test FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.