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Eleven new recommendations were issued to address appropriate HER2 testing and clinical guidance in individuals with advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.

More groups are sharing genomic data, but barriers need to be addressed, according to a published paper and survey by the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health.

The results also showed that ctDNA as a marker of residual disease can help assess the efficacy of adjuvant therapy and improve the efficiency of clinical trials.

Looking beyond PD-L1 expression, investigators from several clinical trials considered a range of potential biomarkers for immune checkpoint treatment response.

The study involved the largest cohort to date, but uncertainty around less-studied, moderate-risk genes remains, experts said at ASCO's annual meeting.

Data from the meeting suggest that lung cancer patients with ALK-positive tumors may soon have two first-line options and more choices when their disease progresses.

Lynparza is just the start of an expansive portfolio of treatments targeting DNA damage response that AstraZeneca said it will advance with companion tests.

In a cohort of more than 150 patients, none who responded well to anti-androgen therapy had AR-V7-positive circulating tumor cells detected by Epic's technology.

Researchers presented data suggesting that pharma companies are using basket studies to identify molecularly defined patient subsets who might benefit from their drugs.

The two non-profits have formed a partnership aims at expanding the use of patient data to improve cancer care and precision medicine research.

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In Nature this week: genome-wide transcriptome analysis of brain samples from people with autism spectrum disorder, flounder genome, and more.

Researchers used T-cell transfer therapy to target mutation KRAS, according to the New York Times.

The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide a funding boost at NIH while overhauling FDA policies.

Bloomberg reports that President-elect Donald Trump is considering Jim O'Neill for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.