Negative results in recent trials have highlighted the challenges that newer genomic test makers must overcome in proving methods for personalized CUP treatment.
In response to CMS reopening its national coverage determination to address its germline testing policy, stakeholders point out areas of concern and confusion.
Keytruda and Ibrance demonstrate activity in molecularly defined populations, while a new cohort will explore Gilotrif in tumors with NRG1 fusions.
The company has formalized an existing relationship by acquiring Pharmatech, hoping to directly integrate the firm's "right on time" trial matching service with its own molecular testing.
Caris will use its whole-transcriptome sequencing assay and Molecular Intelligence Trials service to identify patients for a phase II clinical trial.
Tissue-agnostic drug development approaches have their own set of scientific and financial considerations, but some drugmakers are taking on those challenges.
The approval of two molecularly targeted, tissue-agnostic therapies, has shown researchers that there is a path forward for other pan-cancer markers.
The firms will integrate Caris' molecular profiling services with Pharmatech's clinical trials recruitment and network services to further precision medicine.
The firm has been developing several new tests that are based on its ADAPT aptamer profiling technology.
There are now 100 sites in the US participating in the basket study, and soon trials with similar approaches will be available in Canada and 13 other countries.