Ciara Curtin writes science features for GenomeWeb and is the editor of the Daily Scan and Careers blogs.
The Glioblastoma Adaptive Global Innovative Learning Environment (GBM AGILE) clinical trial is enrolling its first patients.
The researchers found differences in mutational patterns among their African-American patients and that liquid biopsies seem to catch metastases early.
Stanford University's Allison Kurian and her colleagues found that women with pathogenic variants were more likely to undergo a bilateral mastectomy.
Never smokers make up an increasing portion of lung cancer patients, and researchers are working to tease out their genetic and environmental risk.
The TATTON study found a combination therapy could treat some EGFR-positive lung cancer patients who developed MET-based resistance, but the best way to gauge MET status isn't yet clear.
Clinical trials investigating whether epigenetic treatment can restore susceptibility to other treatments are underway in colorectal, lung, and breast cancers.