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Phosphorus Hereditary Cancer Panels

Phosphorus has released new advanced tests for hereditary cancers. The tests are organized into three panels — a common/high-risk panel comprising 32 genes that interrogates "the most actionable and widely-recognized genes across cancer types"; a 114-gene pan cancer panel; and disease-specific panels covering 11 specialties, including breast; colorectal; brain/nervous system; leukemia; pancreatic; ovarian/uterine; renal; thyroid; melanoma; prostate; and pediatric cancer. 

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.