SAN DIEGO — Incorporating next-generation sequencing in the context of oncology clinical trials has many potential benefits as well as hurdles, according to a number of researchers that presented this week at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in San Diego.

Researchers are starting to use sequencing both retrospectively to analyze exceptional responders to drugs — a strategy that can be employed to rescue failed trials — and also prospectively to match patients to a specific arm of a trial based on their mutational profile.

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

Bill Gates tells the Telegraph that bioterrorism is a serious risk.

The March for Science is to take place tomorrow, and supporters are tapping their creative energies to create placards to carry.

CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.

Apr
27
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This webinar is the third in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.

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09
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This webinar is the last in a four-part series highlighting real-world examples of how some lab directors are bringing validated next-generation sequencing-based tests to the clinic.