While there may not be a single cure for cancer, the Sydney Morning Herald's Bridie Smith writes that there have been advances in identifying and understanding various subtypes of different forms of cancer and in personalizing patients' treatments for these diseases.

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The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.