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New data from Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, along with other recent research, suggests that surface proteins can be used to isolate cancer-specific exosomes to detect the presence of a tumor.

New data suggest that measuring AR-V7 expression only in the nuclei of circulating tumor cells might better predict therapeutic benefit in prostate cancer patients.

Bio-Techne will provide a bioanalytical assay for the group to assess and validate as a bioanalytical method for clinical trial recruitment.

C4BPA could prove useful as a diagnostic biomarker for early stage pancreatic cancer and to help differentiate the disease from other cancers.

The test could provide an early diagnosis of breast cancer by examining a handful of miRNA, microRNA, and proteomic biomarkers from urine samples. 

ViveBio plans to develop an assay based on inflammatory protein and mRNA biomarkers for laboratory-developed and companion diagnostic testing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BHC Center of Financial and Investment Business today announced it has invested in 20/20 GeneSystems to help bring the company's diagnostic test for lung cancer to China.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today reported third quarter revenues of $1 million, up 56 percent from $641,000 in the third quarter of 2012.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Provista Diagnostics said today that it has licensed biomarker technologies developed by researchers at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.