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Researchers saw frequent somatic mutations in esophageal tissue from nine individuals, including mutations under positive selection in 14 oncogenes.

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center identified clinically actionable germline mutations in 8.5 percent of about 2,700 unselected lung cancer patients.

Members of the Beat AML consortium uncovered relationships between somatic mutations, gene expression profiles, and sensitivity to more than 100 drugs.

Researchers found relevant non-coding mutations in colorectal cancer cell lines by systematically profiling chromosome interactions at promoter fragments.

Researchers found that the diverse features in mixed phenotype acute leukemia may stem from early blood progenitor mutations.

With targeted gene sequencing data from a large set of archived tumor samples, researchers identified somatic mutations coinciding with better or worse overall survival.

The transcriptomes of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa squamous cell carcinoma also suggested a role for inflammation in disease development.

Researchers looked at the prevalence and effects of whole-genome duplication events across cancers using targeted sequenced data for almost 10,000 advanced cases.

Array-based copy number analysis of primary intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas and matched lymph node metastases revealed a tumor cluster with ties to survival.

New genetic studies are providing insights into the molecular changes that occur as benign moles transition to melanoma and spread to other parts of the body by metastasis.

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A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian.

Nature News writes that viral genomic surveillance in the US faces systemic issues.

President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In PLOS this week: sex-stratified genome-wide association study of chronic pain, sequencing data from Indigenous Mexican groups, and more.