The study looked at chromatin accessibility in 410 TCGA tumors in the context of broader genomic features to explore functional effects of regulatory features.
The results suggest that some Ewing sarcomas could be detected earlier, when they are easier to treat.
With the new five-year funding, patients across Australia with rare or less common cancers will be able to access the program through a network of eight cancer centers.
Under the terms of the settlement, the lawsuit, counterclaims, and challenges to the patent in inter partes review have been dismissed.
The projects, organized by Friends of Cancer Research in the US and the Quality Assurance Initiative Pathology (QuIP) in Germany, are comparing different TMB assays.
Three vendors applied their variant calling and interpretation pipelines to the same tumor NGS panel data and came up with overlapping but different results.
Tumor sequencing tests may pick up age-associated mutations called clonal hematopoiesis, a noncancerous phenomenon that can have clinical implications.
The company said it will seek FDA approval for the assay, an expanded version of FoundationACT, as a CDx for targeted therapies and as a tumor mutation profiling assay.
After three years of work, the EXaCT-1 exome cancer test has become part of clinical cancer care at NewYork-Presbyterian, but developers have higher ambitions.
The team integrated tumor barcoding, genome editing, and ultra-deep barcode sequencing to interrogate pairwise combinations of tumor suppressor alterations.
23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.
China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.
In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.
NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.