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Caris will be on the lookout for pancreatic cancer patients with low DNA mismatch repair protein expression. 

Lunatus will have exclusive rights to distribute GPS Cancer to physicians in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and Lebanon.

Under the agreement, researchers can use Foundation Medicine's assays to select patients eligible for Sarah Cannon Research Institute's clinical studies.

The researchers found that older people with clear arteries had noticeably higher levels of CXCL5 compared with older people with more plaque buildup. 

A Baylor College of Medicine-led team uncovered nine genomic subtypes of kidney cancer that may help direct patients' treatments.

Younger NSLCL patients may benefit more from broad genomic profiling because they are more likely to have one of several targetable mutations.

The firm is conducting a multi-center prospective clinical study to validate its liquid biopsy ctDNA test, which it plans to launch for pharma customers this year and commercially in 2016.

The investment bank gave Foundation Medicine an Outperform rating, and Myriad Genetics and Genomic Health each a Market Perform rating.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Compared head to head, circulating tumor DNA and biopsy samples from women with metastatic breast cancer yielded similar, although not completely concordant, sequencing results in a Belgian study using the Ion Torrent AmpliSeq cancer hotspot panel.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Members of the Lung Cancer Mutation Consortium have reported that patients who received targeted therapy based on their molecular testing results had significantly improved survival compared to those who did not, in study of more than 1,000 lung cancers tested by the consor

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An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.

Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.