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In the hunt for an antigen in solid tumors that CAR T cells can target, researchers demonstrate the safety and efficacy profile of two such agents in early studies.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

Count Me In is aiming to sign up more than 100,000 patients across all major cancer types, as well as rare cancers, over the next several years.

The results suggest that some Ewing sarcomas could be detected earlier, when they are easier to treat.

A group led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital integrated transcriptomic, epigenomic, proteomic, and phoshoproteomic data.

The team performed anchored multiplex PCR-based next-generation sequencing on 26 genes linked to sarcomas, comparing the method to standard diagnostic tools.

Genome and RNA sequencing led to recurrent EGFR and BRAF rearrangements in cryptogenic congenital mesoblastic nephroma and infantile fibrosarcoma soft tumors.

In a pan-cancer analysis, Lynch syndrome genes were mutated more often than anticipated in tumors with high or intermediate levels of microsatellite instability.

At the AACR annual meeting, researchers highlighted genomics- and proteomics-informed research aimed at establishing more effective, targeted immunotherapies.

St. Louis-based Cofactor will use the National Cancer Institute's clinical specimens in order to validate its Paragon assay platform.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.