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The company will use its NeoType Discovery Panel for the trial. The panel assesses 320 cancer-related genes in solid tumors, hematologic malignancies, and advanced sarcomas.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

The researchers are studying the molecular links between bile duct cancer and liver fluke infection, and testing a vaccine to protect against infection.

In Genome Biology this week: genome sequencing study of a wild cherry tree, transcriptomic analysis of a planarian model organism, and more.

The study is testing the efficacy of cancer treatments that are selected based on genomic markers driving patients' tumors, regardless of cancer type.

The ability to effectively use FFPE tissue opens up a large number of clinical samples for analysis, many with quality data on patient demographics, treatment, and outcomes.

BioReference Lab's GenPath division will notify treating oncologists when a genomic alteration is detected that matches an NCI-MATCH treatment arm.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

Alan Rabson Dies

Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.

The work is being funded with $26.5 million from the 21st Century Cures Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.