AACR AACR Presentations Highlight Power of Large Tumor Atlases in Studies of Cancer Progression Premium The talks focused on studies stemming from the Cancer Moonshot initiative's Human Tumor Atlas Network project, which is readying its first data release. Startup OncXerna Therapeutics Explores Tumor Microenvironment to Help Guide Cancer Treatment Premium The Boston-based firm recently shared data indicating its RNA-seq panel can help guide colorectal cancer treatment with its in-licensed investigational drugs. Biodesix's Proteomic Method for Predicting Immunotherapy Response Advancing Toward Market Premium The firm will commercialize its Primary Immune Response assay as a laboratory-developed test to help guide immunotherapy decisions in lung cancer patients. Grail Cancer Early Detection Test Performance Holds Steady as Q2 Launch Approaches Premium Recent results from the firm's case-control study cohort showed overall sensitivity of about 50 percent but higher performance for a subset of high-mortality cancers. Guardant AACR Data Highlights Value of Clinical Test Database to Drive Drug Resistance Discoveries Researchers used the company's large clinical-genomic database to characterize HRD reversion mutations and explore their potential function in patient resistance to PARP inhibitors. Apr 18, 2018 AACR Business Roundup: Thermo Fisher, Mission Bio, Stand Up To Cancer, Cancer Research UK Apr 18, 2018 Grail Shares New Data From Early Detection Assay Training in CCGA Study Apr 18, 2018 IsoPlexis Uses Single-Cell Platform to Assess T Cell Activity in CAR-T Cancer Therapy Premium Apr 17, 2018 At AACR, Immuno-Oncology Clinical Trials Offer Mixed Messages on Predictive Biomarkers Premium Apr 17, 2018 Experts Discuss Insights From Molecular Tumor Boards, Clinical NGS Programs at AACR Apr 16, 2018 AACR Researchers Emphasize Importance of Genetic Ancestry as Factor in Breast Cancer Studies Apr 16, 2018 AACR Meeting Opens With Focus on Liquid Biopsy, Immune Checkpoint Rx; Call for Interdisciplinary Research Oct 27, 2017 DiaCarta Demos Liquid Biopsy Use for ColoScape Assay, Plans to Market Expanded Application Premium Oct 12, 2017 At FDA/AACR Liquid Biopsy Meeting, Researchers Detail Concordance Challenges, Standards Premium Jul 24, 2017 As Need for Liquid Biopsy Reference Materials Grows, Commercial Vendors See Opportunity Apr 17, 2017 Patient Diversity in Cancer Research Essential to Addressing Health Disparities, Scientists Say Premium Apr 13, 2017 Liquid Biopsy Market Sees Continuing Growth of New Technologies, Methods Premium Apr 7, 2017 AACR Speakers Make Case for Pre-Cancer Genome Atlas as Early Detection Technologies Loom Premium Apr 5, 2017 First Project GENIE Results Support Expectations for Genomic Data-Sharing Premium Apr 5, 2017 NGS Error Correction Method Described at AACR as Excitement Grows For Early Cancer Detection Premium Apr 4, 2017 Researchers Debate Merits of Population-Wide Genetic Testing at AACR Apr 3, 2017 Pan-Cancer Analysis Shows Benefit of Taking Wide View of Cancer Apr 3, 2017 Cancer Researchers Detail Efforts to 'Discover, Predict, Prevent, Treat' at Opening of AACR Meeting Oct 20, 2016 At ASHG, UWash, Color Genomics Launch Free Database of Breast Cancer Gene Candidate Variants Jul 21, 2016 Future of Liquid Biopsy Weighed By Dx Stakeholders at FDA Workshop Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Veracyte, Danaher, Chembio Diagnostics, and More Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis Euformatics Gains CE-IVD Mark for OmnomicsNGS People in the News: New Appointments at SomaLogic, 23andMe, Pacific Biosciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: GenDx, Eurofins Technologies, Codex DNA, More Variant Identified in Amish Population Appears to Protect From Cardiovascular Disease The Scan Steps for Quick Review The US Food and Drug Administration is preparing for the quick review of drugs and vaccines for the Omicron variant, according to the Wall Street Journal. Moving Away From Using Term 'Race' A new analysis finds that geneticists are using the term "race" in their papers less than in years past, as Science reports. Point of the Program The Guardian writes that some scientists have called the design of a UK newborn sequencing program into question. Science Papers Present Multi-Omic Analysis of Lung Cells, Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Science this week: a multi-omic analysis of lung cells focuses on RIT1-regulated pathways, and more.