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New next-generation sequencing test launched for thyroid nodules

December 20, 2014

Interpace Diagnostics, a molecular diagnostics subsidiary of PDI, Inc., has recently launched a new next-generation sequencing test designed to determine the difference between benign and malignant genotypes of thyroid nodules, according to a release from the company.

The test, ThyGenX, can be used to help physicians reduce unnecessary surgery. Eight genes associated with papillary and follicular carcinoma make up the panel of genes tested.

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ST2 levels predicted acute GVHD, mortality after double-unit cord blood transplantation

December 19, 2014
High levels of the biomarker suppressor of tumorigenicity 2 at 28 days post-cord blood transplantation independently predicted acute graft-versus-host disease, according…
In the Journals

Anticoagulant, antiplatelet medications carry rare dermatologic surgery hemorrhage risks

December 19, 2014
Dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons should be aware of the bleeding risks of anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs used for cardiovascular diseases, according to…
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Nonenhanced neck CT may detect diffuse thyroid disease

December 19, 2014
Nonenhanced CT images are effective for differentiating diffuse thyroid disease from normal thyroid, according to recent findings published in the International Journal
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FDA approves Lynparza, companion diagnostic for advanced ovarian cancer

December 19, 2014
The FDA today approved olaparib for heavily pretreated women with advanced ovarian cancer associated with BRCA mutations.The approval also included a companion…
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Stem Cell Transplant for AAMDS

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IBIS-I: Tamoxifen provides long-term protection for women at high risk for breast cancer

IBIS-I: Tamoxifen provides long-term protection for women at high risk for breast cancer

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Low Risk AAMDS

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