This Week in Lancet Oncology

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In Lancet Oncology this week, researchers in China report on the efficacy of gefitinib as a maintenance therapy for patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. The team randomly assigned 296 patients to receive either gefitinib or placebo, and found that progression-free survival was significantly longer with gefitinib.

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In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.