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With clinical sequencing data for almost 400 appendiceal cancer cases, researchers identified somatic differences in individuals diagnosed with the disease before the age of 50.

Using tumor and matched normal sequence data generated for tens of thousands of cancer patients, the team identified mosaic cancer susceptibility in around one in 1,000 cases.

The partners will apply whole-exome and whole-transcriptome analysis to evaluate two existing drugs for squamous cell carcinoma treatment.

An Invitae-led retrospective study found almost a third of cancer patients who underwent germline genetic testing after tumor sequencing had pathogenic variants.

Bioinformatics firm M2Gen will analyze whole-exome sequencing and tumor RNA-seq data for the HudsonAlpha genomic lab affiliate.

A pilot study enrolling up to 15 patients will validate CapeDx's utility to match patients to approved drugs and clinical trials based on whole-genome and tumor sequencing.

Tumor microenvironment cell transcriptomes pointed to four stromal cell clusters, including immune interacting support cells predicted to impact immunotherapy response.

The LUNGevity Foundation and 41 stakeholders aim to reduce cancer patients' confusion about in vitro diagnostic testing by implementing two consistent umbrella terms.

Based in Boston with operations in Ireland and Iceland, the reorganized company is supporting COVID-19 testing and population genomics as it sheds its China division.

Dante Labs will use library preparation kits from Nonacus and software from CCG.ai to create a sample-to-report service, the firms said.

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Imperial College London researchers are shifting away from testing a COVID-19 vaccine to focus on combating newly emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Independent says.

According to the Associated Press, genetic genealogy has helped law enforcement officials identify an unknown victim of the Green River Killer.

In PNAS this week: target to reduce chemotherapy-induced cardiac injury, tool finds ancient endogenous RNA viruses, and more.

Moderna reports its vaccine is effective against new SARS-CoV-2 strains, though it is also developing a booster, according to the New York Times.