Epilepsy Management Often Shifts After Multigene Panel Testing, Study Finds
Researchers tracked treatment and outcome changes in a retrospective analysis of epilepsy patients with pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants found by multigene panel testing.
Ambry Genetics Data Suggests RNA-seq Can Boost Variant Interpretation in Understudied Ethnic Groups
A retrospective analysis suggested that variant classification can be improved in non-white individuals by incorporating paired RNA sequence data.
Exact Sciences Oncotype DX Identifies Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Forgo Chemo
The results, presented at SABCS this week, leave open whether the added benefit from chemo seen in premenopausal women may be due to chemo-induced hormone reduction.
Spatial Analysis Startup Resolve Biosciences Launches With $24M Series A Financing Round
The Germany-based company is developing Molecular Cartography, a technology that offers multiplexed analysis of gene expression in tissues.
ESMO Recommendations Outline Use of Next-Gen Sequencing in Metastatic Cancer Patients
The society recommends routine use of multigene NGS for a handful of metastatic cancers, as well as in the context of clinical trials at academic centers.