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 20, 2016 Vice President Biden Closes AACR Meeting With Discussion of Cooperation, Incentives in Research Apr 20, 2016 Burgeoning Radiogenomics Efforts Aim to Improve Cancer Therapy, Reduce Toxicities Premium Apr 18, 2016 Agendia Nets Highest Level Evidence for MammaPrint Use to Predict Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Benefit Premium Apr 18, 2016 Affordable Care Act's Impact on Cancer Research, Data Sharing Discussed at AACR Annual Meeting Premium Nov 25, 2015 Sage, MSKCC Discuss Informatics Infrastructure Plans for AACR's Project GENIE Premium Nov 6, 2015 AACR Launches International Genomic, Clinical Data Sharing Project for Cancer Apr 29, 2015 Promise of Liquid Biopsy as Clinical Tool Continues to Grow Among Cancer Researchers Premium Apr 24, 2015 Mayo Clinic, Exact Sciences Team IDs Methylated DNA Markers to Differentiate GI Cancers Premium Sep 9, 2014 AACR Urges FDA to Regulate High-Risk LDTs Apr 10, 2014 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, AACR Fund Cancer Genomics Projects Apr 9, 2014 At AACR, Researchers Highlight Multiple Roles of microRNAs in Cancer Apr 8, 2014 AACR Panel Discusses Challenges of Reporting Incidental Findings Apr 7, 2014 Mutational Signatures Begin to Reveal Processes Underpinning Mutation Development Mar 19, 2014 People in the News: Jose Baselga, James Allison, Ronald Evans, Kathy Giusti, and more Premium Nov 12, 2013 SU2C Funds Dutch-led Effort to Establish 'Living Biobank' of Tumors Apr 11, 2013 At AACR, Scientists Detail Efforts to Combat Resistance to Targeted Cancer Drugs Apr 9, 2013 Frustrated with Federal Funding Cuts, Researchers Rally in DC Apr 9, 2013 AACR Panel: Small Studies Can Yield Cancer Treatment Insights Apr 8, 2013 New Initiative Leveraging Genomics, Immunotherapeutics for Childhood Cancer Receives $14.5M in Funding Apr 4, 2013 People in the News: William Rastetter, Carlo Croce, Tyler Jacks, Phillip Sharp 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.