urogenital cancer

Physicians can now use the Dako PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay to identify urothelial carcinoma patients who may benefit from the anti-PD1 immunotherapy.

Researchers identified a mutational signature that's more common in urothelial tumors with non-silent somatic mutations in the nucleotide excision repair gene ERCC2.

Researchers did small RNA sequencing on matched tumor and normal samples from 10 men with penile squamous cell carcinoma.

Cancer Genetics said recently that it expects to launch at least two more array-based tests in its blood cancer and urogenital cancer franchises this year: a clinical assay for mantle cell lymphoma, and another, undisclosed test in the urogenital cancer space.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.