Genomic Health's Breast Cancer Test Listed in NCCN's Guidelines
 
Genomic Health said this week that its predictive breast cancer assay has been included in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s 2008 Breast Cancer Treatment Guidelines.
 
The company’s Oncotype DX is a multi-gene expression test used to predict the chances of breast cancer recurrence and the likelihood that chemotherapy will benefit certain patients, the company said.
 

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.