NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Epic Sciences and Genomic Health said today that Medicare contractor Palmetto GBA has issued a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for the Oncotype DX AR-V7 Nucleus Detect test.

The companies said that if finalized, the LCD would extend coverage of the test to 25,000 Medicare patients with advanced prostate cancer.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.

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