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The firm hopes the effort, recently described in the journal Oncotarget, will spur adoption of its testing services by oncologists, particularly in Europe, where it is determined to become a market leader.

The new guidelines said ROS1, KRAS, BRAF, MET, RET, and HER2 should be included in targeted and expanded panels.

The firm has been developing several new tests that are based on its ADAPT aptamer profiling technology.

BioSequence is looking to raise the profile of its genomic offering among clinicians, and to strengthen its case for reimbursement.

 

Data presented at ASCO showing 76 percent of cancer patients responded to larotrectinib could lead to the availability of the first tissue-agnostic targeted drug.

The IHC test was used in clinical studies that led to Zykadia's approval last week as a first-line option for metastatic NSCLC patients with ALK rearrangements.

The belief among genomics experts that one day drugs would be given based on genomic abnormalities that cut across tumor types became reality this week.

The company hopes to accrue around 5,000 patients over the next few years, creating a broad dataset coupling outcomes with comprehensive DNA, RNA, and protein analyses.

The new data supports the continued marketing of BioNTech's breast cancer subtyping assay as an alternative to IHC, and suggests added value for the test in assessing Ki-67 specifically.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.