At a real-world data workshop, Wendy Rubinstein said that labs have a responsibility under the 21st Century Cures Act to facilitate integration of genomic data into EHRs.
Presentations at this month's ASCO meeting demonstrated how efforts are advancing to determine when and how longitudinal ctDNA testing will be useful for oncologists.
Meeting presentations supported tweaking the clinical interpretation of Genomic Health's Oncotype DX and bolstered Biotheranostics' Breast Cancer Index.
Keytruda and Ibrance demonstrate activity in molecularly defined populations, while a new cohort will explore Gilotrif in tumors with NRG1 fusions.
The mCODE team recently released standards for inputting genomic and other data into patient records to boost patient record transferability and trial participation.
Researchers are collecting genomic and clinical data on cancer patients outside of clinical trials to understand tumor biology, treatment efficacy, and care gaps.
By profiling hereditary risk variants in women with breast cancer, researchers hope to lay the foundation for future genetic testing programs in the Caribbean country.
A study of more than 10,000 women showed cancer predisposition genes confer similar risks of breast cancer in African-American women as in whites.
The company reported that its genome-wide methylation approach could detect 77 percent of stage II cancers in its ongoing case-control CCGA study.
Olaparib maintenance therapy stretched out progression-free survival, suggesting a need for germline BRCA1/2 mutation testing in pancreatic cancer patients.