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Gencurix aims to achieve US FDA 510(k) clearance for its GenesWell BCT breast cancer prognostic test next year.

At the AACR annual meeting, researchers presented results from the Phase II SUMMIT trial investigating the pan-HER-targeted therapy neratinib.

The new system emphasizes the importance of tumor biology as an important prognostic indicator for women who undergo neoadjuvant therapy, the researchers said.

Data showed that patients who had pathologic complete response in the neoadjuvant setting after treatment with a regimen containing Genetech's Perjeta experienced better progression-free and disease-free survival.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche this week announced plans to acquire Seragon Pharmaceuticals, aiming to bolster its own breast cancer pipeline and improve the standard of care for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

A new study using gene expression profiling to divide patients from an adjuvant trastuzumab (Herceptin) clinical trial into subgroups based on their response to the drug has shown that adjuvant treatment in addition to chemotherapy might be effective even in HER2-negative patient

The American Society for Clinical Oncology and the College of American Pathologists have jointly issued updated guidelines in which they continued to recommend that oncolo

The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted a supplemental biologics license application for Perjeta (pertuzumab) as a neoadjuvant treatment for women with HER2-positive, early-stage breast cancer, Roche subsidiary Genentech announced this week.

A flurry of recently published peer-reviewed papers has demonstrated the growing breadth and diversity of applications for Bio-Rad's QX100 Droplet Digital PCR system.

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CHICAGO – Based on promising results from earlier studies, Pfizer is moving ahead with a Phase III trial to study the investigational agent palbociclib in estrogen receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer patients.

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Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.