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Presenters at the 2019 annual meeting's opening plenary spoke about merging technologies in order to individualize care for their patients.

Investigators from the pharma concluded that most liquid biopsy false positives and negatives could be traced to technical specifics of individual tests.

The company is seeking NY State approval for its lab, which would allow it to offer both tests as LDTs, hopefully by the end of this year or early next.

The partners will develop patient-specific assays based on ArcherDx's anchored multiplex PCR technology to track disease recurrence in lung cancer patients.

The hospital is in the process of clinically validating a sequencing pipeline for its pediatric cancer patients, with the goal of demonstrating clinical utility.

CMS had received significant stakeholder feedback that germline NGS testing is not the same as somatic testing, and that the NCD as written would negatively impact patients.

Symbolized by its first time exhibiting at HIMSS, Roche Diagnostics is using data to bridge the worlds of imaging, sequencing, diagnostics, drug discovery, and treatment.

Cambridge Cancer Genomics will contribute AI, liquid biopsy technology, and a TMB sequencing panel to broaden access to cancer immunotherapies in the UK.

With RNA sequencing and other data, researchers gauged neoantigen formation, immunoediting, and clonal evolution in non-small cell lung cancers.

The St. Louis-based firm will offer a sequencing service to help researchers separate target signals from errors made during next-generation sequencing. 

Experts discussed the benefits and challenges of implementing precision medicine protocols for oncology patients at this week's Tri-Conference meeting

The VA decided to bring this testing in house to streamline and standardize the process for doctors and gauge markers that are relevant to the veteran population.

Using BGI's sequencing technology, the firms plan to commercialize Natera's Signatera test in China and to develop reproductive health tests in "select markets."

The agency said it is sensitive to stakeholder concerns and is working with MACs to adjust claims processing systems.

The platform, from a University of Illinois at Chicago-led team, separates circulating tumor cells from other cell types using size-dependent inertial migration. 

Starting with samples from an 11-year-old boy with spitzoid melanoma, researchers identified recurrent MAP3K8 fusions that may respond to MEK inhibitors.

The kit is approved for the qualitative detection of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in patients with different cancer types including breast cancer.

Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have found patterns in RNA sequencing data that have led to possible treatments for cancers with no actionable mutations.

The assay monitors mutations across a patient's genome and matches them to mutations found in a patient's resected tumor and in DNA in the bloodstream.

The NGS assay is designed to help physicians to identify non-small cell lung cancer patients who may benefit from eight targeted therapies.

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