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Jul 10, 2020

Last Posted: Jul-10-2020 07:05:45

COVID-19 Mortality Risk Assessment: An International Multi-Center Study
D Berstimas et al, MEDRXIV, July 9, 2020

Post-lockdown detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in the wastewater of Montpellier, France
J Trottier et al, MEDRXIV, July 9, 2020

COVID_19 Prevention Network
NIH, July 2020 Brand

Interested in volunteering for a COVID-19 Prevention Clinical Study? The mission of this network is to conduct Phase 3 vaccine and monoclonal antibody efficacy studies for the prevention of COVID-19.

New genomic data studies launch to combat Covid-19
Genetics Education Program, July 9, 2020

Association of Circulating Tumor DNA and Circulating Tumor Cells After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy With Disease Recurrence in Patients With Triple-Negative Breast Cancer- Preplanned Secondary Analysis of the BRE12-158 Randomized Clinical Trial
JAMA Oncology, July 9, 2020

Detection of circulating tumor DNA and circulating tumor cells after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with early-stage triple-negative breast cancer is independently associated with disease recurrence, above and beyond standard clinical parameters, and represents an important novel stratification factor for future postneoadjuvant trials.

Association of Independent Prognostic Factors and Treatment Modality With Survival and Recurrence Outcomes in Breast Cancer
D Nguyen et al, JAMA Network Open, July 9, 2020

Lung Adenocarcinoma (LUAD) Discoveries from two NCI Proteomics Consortia
NCI, July 9, 2020 Brand

Advances in genomics have revealed new insights in the biology of LUAD, but comprehensive information about how various gene mutations lead to this disease is still lacking. Investigators addressed this challenge by adding comprehensive proteomics to genomics, or proteogenomics, to reveal an additional dimension of lung cancer biology.


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