squamous cell carcinoma

Exome sequences from thousands of Chinese individuals with or without esophageal squamous cell carcinoma led to six new germline risk variants.

A new analysis hints that adenocarcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas may have certain overlapping expression patterns, regardless of the tissue of origin.

Exome sequences and copy number patterns suggest lung adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are each marked by specific somatic mutations and driver genes.

The kit targets several mRNA biomarkers and is the first in a series of salivary diagnostic kits the firm plans to develop for early-stage disease diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — A group of pharmaceutical companies, research groups, foundations, and the clinical sequencing firm Foundation Medicine have joined to initiate a multi-drug, multi-arm, biomarker-driven clinical trial for patients with squamous cell carcinoma called the Lung Cancer Master P

A team led by clinical researchers from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has published a peer-reviewed study describing the development and validation of a gene expression-based predictor of lung cancer histology for formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue samples.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online yesterday in Nature, members of The Cancer Genome Atlas reported on the progress they've made in characterizing a form of lung cancer called squamous cell carcinoma.

Clarient plans to commercialize Applied Genomics' five-antibody immunohistochemistry test for non-small cell lung cancer, called Pulmotype, within its network of pathologists by the first quarter of 2010.

360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.

The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.