Promega's microsatellite instability technology will be used to develop an on-label, solid tumor companion diagnostic for pembrolizumab.
A new study suggests that using rotavirus in combination with immune checkpoint blockade therapy could give oncologists a new way to treat pediatric cancers.
Negative results in recent trials have highlighted the challenges that newer genomic test makers must overcome in proving methods for personalized CUP treatment.
A Phase II trial is pursuing molecularly targeted treatments for CUP as a different Phase III trial failed to find benefit for expression-based primary site therapies.
The Canadian company said its technology platform allows it to match patients to cancer treatments more efficiently and to identify novel patient populations.
At the NCI's Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium, speakers emphasized measures such as data harmonization and the need for longitudinal data collection.
St. Jude investigators are sharing their WGS cancer data through the St. Jude Cloud, as well as tools and pipelines to help other researchers analyze and use it.
Combined DNA/RNA-seq efforts in various settings could lead to new ways of treating kids with drugs meant for adults or to the development of new therapies.
The actual match rate is significantly higher than the 10 percent rate the researchers anticipated they would see when the study began in 2017.
A Chinese study involving NIPS data from almost two million pregnant women found that a new bioinformatic approach improves the detection of cancer.