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The latest news on immunotherapy for oncology professionals.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.

The partners will develop technology to predict the outcome of an NK-cell-based immunotherapy in patients with incurable locally advanced or metastatic solid tumors.

New data on Kadcyla and Tecentriq will help doctors further refine precision medicine options for breast cancer patients with unmet needs.

Researchers were able to identify 40 tumor-specific antigens within two mouse cancer cell lines and seven human primary tumors using this approach.

Company officials stressed the firm's drive to help connect industry and academia, and expand access to tools for precision medicine.

Using a mouse model of immunotherapy resistant disease, the researchers found that this program could be targeted by an inhibitor to improve response.

During the meeting, researchers presented studies on combination immunotherapies and the efficacy of giving molecularly-informed treatments earlier in the disease continuum.

In a conference call to discuss Q3 earnings, CEO Francis deSouza discussed NIPT, oncology, population sequencing, and consumer genomics as potential growth drivers.

Using samples from different points in patients' treatment, researchers employed a variety of tools, including NanoString's GeoMx DSP, to explore potential response markers.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's James Allison and Kyoto University's Tasuku Honjo have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.