Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.
Based on the findings, MD Anderson is already using HER2 status to recommend patients for clinical trials instead of EGFR drugs and authors recommend others follow suit.
John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.
The VISTA T cell-inhibiting protein found on macrophage immune cells may contribute to poor pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma outcomes, new research finds.
Gene expression data revealed two groups of human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas corresponding to distinct survival outcomes.
The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Using samples from different points in patients' treatment, researchers employed a variety of tools, including NanoString's GeoMx DSP, to explore potential response markers.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's James Allison and Kyoto University's Tasuku Honjo have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.
In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.
The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.
People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.
Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.
In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.