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The Clinic Draws Near


In melanoma patients, resistance to BRAF inhibitors and the development of secondary tumors after treatment may be due to mutations in RAS, according to a study published in the January issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. In a related editorial in the same issue, the Wistar Institute's Ashani Weeraratna described BRAF inhibition as a good example of when a tailored treatment is necessary. She recommended that patients taking BRAF inhibitors be tested and their RAS status determined to reduce the risk of secondary tumors.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.

The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.

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In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.