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The American Cancer Society has eliminated 1,000 positions across the US, according to the Cancer Letter.

A pair of new studies evaluated the effectiveness of cytologic and HPV-based testing approaches at varied screening intervals for identifying women at risk of cervical cancer.

BrightEdge was founded by the American Cancer Society to invest in for-profit companies developing novel cancer therapeutics and diagnostics.

On the Principle

An American Cancer Society official has resigned due to concerns about partnerships with businesses with dubious health records, according to the New York Times.

The American Cancer Society today lowered the recommended age for screening patients at average risk for the disease to 45 from 50 years old.

With only one test FDA-approved for primary hrHPV screening, groups express concern about feasibility of moving away from co-testing

In a letter to congressional leaders, the groups said they "believe strongly" that the FDA should play a critical role in developing a modernized framework.

A Server of Its Own

The American Chemical Society says it will be starting a preprint server for chemistry papers, ScienceInsider reports.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen and Roche today welcomed new guidelines recommending the use of molecular testing for human papillomavirus screening in conjunction with Pap smears.

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Complete Genomics has appointed Keith Raffel as chief commercial officer and Jill Hagenkord as chief medical officer.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.