genetic testing

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

By partnering with telehealth provider PWNHealth, Lineagen wants to help children on the autism spectrum start treatment faster and qualify for more benefits.

The index fell more than 11 percent in December, underperforming the Dow and the Nasdaq, but performing on par with the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index.

The analysis found that charges for suspected genetic diseases account for between 11 percent and 46 percent of pediatric healthcare costs in the US.

Perceived genetic risk can affect individuals' physiology more than their actual genetic risk, raising questions about when to disclose such information.

A comprehensive study of genomics malpractice lawsuits showed only a modest increase in recent years, but ASU’s Marchant wouldn't bet on it staying this way in the long term.

Cellworks' technology predicted drug resistance in newly diagnosed patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.

Duty to Tell?

A UK woman sues a hospital for not telling her of her father's genetic testing results, the Guardian reports.

At the National Society of Genetic Counselors annual meeting, a number of clinicians said they conduct their own investigations of variants in clinical lab reports.

The assay can identify KRAS, NRAS, PIK3CA, BRAF, and EGFR gene mutations, as well as 19 gene rearrangements of the ALK, ROS1, RET, NTRK1, and MET genes from FFPE.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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