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Investigators reported that methylation profiling could distinguish brain cancer subtypes and could detect kidney cancer with striking sensitivity in early experiments.

The company enters a race to the clinic with several direct competitors, including Guardant Health and CellMax Life, as well as other firms pursuing multi-cancer screening.

Investigators reported on detection rates for cancers and precancers in a group of 350 individuals presenting for standard of care colonoscopy.

The company said the funds will support the continued development and commercialization of its genome-wide methylation assay for multi-cancer early detection.

Researchers published the most comprehensive data to date showing that Grail's screening approach can detect and distinguish a significant number of cancers.

The company has been collecting data on broader applicability of its electric field chip technology for potential use in DNA, RNA, exosome, and protein applications.

Startup BioLizard will develop the algorithm to help Novigenix migrate its immuno-transcriptiomic assay for early colorectal cancer detection to a new NGS-based platform.

Take2 was founded by Chinese University of Hong Kong researchers and will commercialize a cell-free DNA test for early cancer detection.

The investment bank gave the liquid biopsy company a price target of $90 and said that it views Guardant as the field leader.

Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers.

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Science reports that a new White House Office of Management and Budget memo rescinds previous ones that helped research institutions deal with pandemic-related closures.

Researchers report on a concerning strain of the H1N1 swine flu virus found among pigs in China, Agence France Presse reports.

The Associated Press reports that US officials are considering allowing pooled COVID-19 testing.

In Genome Research this week: Y chromosome gene expression analysis, de novo mutations rise with paternal age in rhesus macaques, and more.