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A common variant polygenic risk score, rare cancer risk gene mutations, and prior treatments each provide clues to breast cancer risk in childhood cancer survivors.

A $5 million NIH grant will fund CPIC's ongoing work to develop PGx guidelines and an API for incorporating them into EHRs and clinical decision support systems.

The RNA-seq data, for nearly 40,000 cells from the developing mouse brain, can be explored through an interactive online interface called Cell Seek.

Researchers found that the diverse features in mixed phenotype acute leukemia may stem from early blood progenitor mutations.

A group led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital integrated transcriptomic, epigenomic, proteomic, and phoshoproteomic data.

An international team found that survival estimates differed significantly between patients with germline mutations in different medulloblastoma predisposition genes.

St. Jude researchers found germline mutations in the transcription factor gene IKZF1 in 0.9 percent of presumed sporadic pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases.

St. Jude Cloud, powered by DNAnexus and Microsoft, offers free access to thousands of WGS records plus cloud-based visualization and computational tools.

Emilia Pinto and her colleagues are parsing the genetic landscape of adrenocortical tumors and collecting data in a registry.

Two new analyses have identified driver genes, altered pathways, mutational signatures, and other molecular features across two dozen cancer subtypes.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.