The actual match rate is significantly higher than the 10 percent rate the researchers anticipated they would see when the study began in 2017.
The method's developers believe that clinicians could use approach to predict how high-grade, serous ovarian cancer patients will respond to chemotherapy.
With $50 million from Japanese firm NEC, biomedical software startup BostonGene seeks to assess patients' "immune fitness" in the quest for better therapies.
Two new studies of stage I to III CRC suggest that the presence of ctDNA in the months after surgery or chemotherapy can help identify patients who go on to relapse.
Take2 Health plans to launch an nasopharyngeal carcinoma early detection test in the next several months in Hong Kong and southern China.
The test relies on a signature that Almac developed for stratifying breast cancer patients, but which, as the researchers showed, can be used in other cancers as well.
Using exome or transcriptome data from more than 400 metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer cases, researchers identified survival-related alterations in the RB1 gene.
The test is designed to determine breast cancer risk by analyzing a number of factors including breast density, breast biopsy history, and a polygenic score.
Take2 was founded by Chinese University of Hong Kong researchers and will commercialize a cell-free DNA test for early cancer detection.
The next-generation sequencing assay is intended for use in identifying patients with ROS1, NTRK1-3, and ALK gene fusions in advanced solid tumors.
The companies will develop analytics tools and leverage the Syapse Learning Health Network in an effort to shorten the time to market for new cancer therapies.
The firm's "TuMatch" assay integrates patient whole-exome sequencing data and fruit fly models to develop a personalized drug therapy service for cancer patients.
A CTC and ctDNA analysis suggests that the number of alterations affecting the androgen receptor can offer survival insights for TP53 mutation-free advanced cancer cases.
Mismatch repair-deficient tumors with many insertion-deletion mutations and enhanced microsatellite instability responded better to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy.
The year-old Princess Máxima Center, based in Utrecht, has turned to bioinformatics firm The Hyve to address integration and interoperability issues.
The government payor asked the public to specifically weigh in on the evidence supporting germline testing to assess treatment benefit for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes.
The company plans to present early data this year from its collaboration with Johnson & Johnson to develop a nasal swab-based lung cancer genomic classifier.
Investigators from a variety of clinical sites found that the company's liquid biopsy test was more successful in finding actionable mutations in patients than tumor tissue.
With genomic and proteomic profiles for more than 100 colon cancer cases, researchers identified drug targets, treatment resistance insights, potential cancer drivers, and more.
Japanese software giant NEC invests in AI-centric software company BostonGene to advance immuno-oncology and other targeted cancer treatments.