A study of nearly 315,000 colonoscopies performed by 136 gastroenterologists found that adenoma detection rates closely tracked the future risk of colorectal cancer. The study was published April 3 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the world’s largest organization of board-certified pathologists, has been awarded two grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The funding, totaling more than $1.25 million, will be used to improve the adoption of evidence-based laboratory testing guidelines and to standardize reporting of biomarker test results to cancer registries. The grant dollars will be used over a five-year period.
Strand Genomics Announces Availability Of Technology Solutions To Power Expansion Of Personalized Medicine Centers In U.S.
Strand Genomics, Inc. (Strand) recently announced its recent unveiling of a full suite of technology solutions that will support its expansion of Strand Centers for Genomics & Personalized Medicine (Strand Centers) into the U.S. At last month’s ACMG 2014 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Nashville, Strand demonstrated how its StrandOmics and Avadis-NGS Server Edition software support the end-to-end clinical genomics services that will be offered by Strand Centers as the company seeks to expand its successful model from India into the United States.