USPSTF Exact Sciences Stock Falls on Publication of New CRC Screening Cost-Effectiveness Study The study said that Cologuard was an "inefficient screening option" for colorectal cancer given its cost as compared to other CRC screening methods. USPSTF Formalizes Slightly Expanded BRCA Screening Recommendations After reviewing more than 100 studies, the panel issued recommendations focused on women with a personal or family history of BRCA1/2-related cancers or high-risk ancestry. BRCA Screening Guidelines Too Reliant on Family History, Stakeholders Tell USPSTF Premium By focusing too heavily on family history, the Preventive Services Task Force is missing many opportunities for prevention, patient advocates, industry players, and researchers say. Epigenomics Pushes New Promotion Efforts for ProColon Test as Other Assays in Pipeline Advance Premium The firm has struggled in the past to convince payors of its test's clinical utility but remains dedicated to convincing the field that Epi proColon can help patients by closing CRC screening gaps. USPSTF Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations Strike Compromise on Cotesting In response to public comment on draft recommendations published last year, the USPSTF changed course and retained cotesting as an option. May 30, 2018 Exact Sciences Shares Rise Sharply on New Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendation Sep 12, 2017 USPSTF Draft Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Could Bring Headwinds for Pap Test Providers Oct 26, 2016 USPSTF Guidelines May Have Used Old Data on Epigenomics Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Aug 11, 2016 Genetic Tests Reveal Role for Preventive Care, but Insurance Doesn't Always Cover Jul 26, 2016 Exact Sciences Revenues More Than Double on Cologuard Sales Jul 5, 2016 Exact Sciences, GenMark Diagnostics Stand Out in June GWDN Index as Brexit Fears Push Stocks Down Jun 15, 2016 New Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines From USPSTF May Benefit Exact Sciences' Cologuard Oct 26, 2015 UC Launches Framingham-Like Study to Inform Personalized Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Premium Oct 6, 2015 Exact Planning to Work With USPSTF to Change Recommendation on Cologuard Breaking News People in the News at Pacific Biosciences, Metabolon, NeoGenomics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tethis, Invitae, PerkinElmer, More In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bruker, Quantum-Si, BioMérieux, More Luminex Obtains CE Marking for MDx Panel to Detect Flu A/B, RSV, COVID-19 Palmetto Finalizes Positive LCD for Prostate Cancer Risk Tests Gene Expression, Histology Reveal Clues for Targeted Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment The Scan Call for a Different Tack Experts weigh the value of recent experiments testing genetically modified pig kidneys using brain-dead individuals, according to Nature News. Wastewater Warning The New York Times reports that wastewater surveillance in some parts of the US point to a possible surge. Can't Get in the Program Due to the Northern Ireland protocol dispute, the European Union is preventing UK researchers from joining the Horizon Europe research program, the Times of London reports. Science Paper on Spatial-Controlled Genome Editing In Science this week: approach to enable a CRISPR-Cas13a-based system to be used as a cancer therapy.