Researchers identified 10 protein-based tumor subtypes across five cancer types, including subtypes representing immune cell features in the tumor microenvironment.
Analyzing patient exome sequence data, investigators identified germline variants with apparent ties to estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer recurrence.
Using exome or transcriptome data from more than 400 metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer cases, researchers identified survival-related alterations in the RB1 gene.
Mismatch repair-deficient tumors with many insertion-deletion mutations and enhanced microsatellite instability responded better to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy.
With genomic and proteomic profiles for more than 100 colon cancer cases, researchers identified drug targets, treatment resistance insights, potential cancer drivers, and more.
Researchers identified characteristic alterations, immune features, and interactions in hundreds of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas from China.
The analysis uncovered established subtypes and added new classifications, while also identifying a potential new treatment target.
A genomic and transcriptomic analysis of an aggressive form of leukemia suggests that subtypes differ in their prognosis and may respond to different therapies.
The researchers are developing a web-based tool to help physicians predict their patients' relapse risk and are planning clinical trials to study outcomes.
Genomic and transcriptomic data for almost 500 triple-negative breast cancer cases revealed four expression subtypes and suspected treatment targets.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.
Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing.
Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports.
In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.