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News and reporting on cancer immunotherapy.

The company is currently using the model, named EDGE, in its own personalized cancer vaccine work and in collaboration with outside immunotherapy developers.

The researchers will not only explore tissue and circulating biomarkers but also the role of the microbiome in predicting benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitors.

H3, a subsidiary of Japanese drugmaker Eisai, is developing personalized cancer treatments targeting genomic alterations, including aberrant RNA splicing.

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.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.