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The HOPE-Genomics tool features patient-friendly genetic test reports and virtual educational resources to explain the implications of results.

The health system said that the program is encouraging patient compliance and increasing revenues and savings.

The large BRCA1 deletion, which was not captured by initial genetic testing, might be the reason for the patient's exceptional response to a PARP inhibitor. 

The authors of the study noted that these genetic findings could guide better clinical decisions for patients and improve outcomes.

Researchers found that more than 3 percent of postmenopausal women with breast cancer but no other disease risk factors carried pathogenic variants. 

The CVS-Tempus partnership aims to streamline the cancer care process for patients from the point of prescribing onwards and connect patients with local trials.

Currently available under a soft launch, the tool can provide information about the prevalence of cancer risk mutations based on patients' demographics.

Color researchers reported that 21.7 percent of individuals with pathogenic variants in well-established genes did not meet guidelines for testing.

Stanford University's Allison Kurian and her colleagues found that women with pathogenic variants were more likely to undergo a bilateral mastectomy.

The assay can identify KRAS, NRAS, PIK3CA, BRAF, and EGFR gene mutations, as well as 19 gene rearrangements of the ALK, ROS1, RET, NTRK1, and MET genes from FFPE.

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