Gustav Roussy Pediatric Cancer Sequencing Expands Relapse Treatment Options in New Study In a study of 774 children, 107 were successfully matched and treated with a molecularly targeted therapy differing from the standard of care. SEngine Precision Medicine, Gustave Roussy to Offer Cancer Drug Sensitivity Testing in Europe The partners aim to accelerate the implementation of precision oncology in the region, beginning with a clinical trial of colorectal and pancreatic cancer patients. Metastatic Breast Cancer Genomes Point to Distinct Features, Tumor Evolution With exome sequences from more than 600 metastatic breast tumors, researchers identified genomic alterations related to tumor progression, treatment response, and patient outcomes. French Medical Genomics Initiative's Pilot Sequencing Platforms Set to Commence Operations Premium The launch of the sequencing platforms is a milestone for the Plan France Médecine Génomique 2025, a €670 million initiative the French government announced two years ago. Protagen, Gustave Roussy Collaborating on Markers for Immunotherapy Side Effects Under the collaboration, they will use Protagen's SeroTag platform to test cancer immunotherapy patients for markers linked to immune-related adverse events. Nov 2, 2017 Gut Microbes May Contribute to Immunotherapy Response Sep 8, 2017 Liquid Biopsy Study Highlights Stilla's Tricolor Droplet PCR System as Firm Preps New 6-Plex Version Premium Mar 31, 2017 Inivata Makes Strides in Demonstrating Clinical Utility for Liquid Biopsy Test Premium Nov 25, 2015 Vela Dx Collaborates With Gustave Roussy on Solid and Liquid Tumor Testing Nov 6, 2015 AACR Launches International Genomic, Clinical Data Sharing Project for Cancer Jun 22, 2011 Q&A: MD Anderson's Mendelsohn Discusses WIN Consortium's Effort to Advance Personalized Cancer Drugs Premium Breaking News People in the News at Genomill, Oxford Nanopore, Myriad Genetics, More Single-Cell Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Uncovers Two Epithelial-Cell Based Subtypes New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, Beckman Coulter, Oncologica, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, Invitae, Grail, Mainz Biomed, Molzym, More GenomeWeb Top 40 Down 5 Percent in June, Tracking Broader Market Decline The Scan Pig Organ Transplants Considered The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans. 'Poo-Bank' Proposal Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases. Spurred to Develop Again New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing. Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.