The researchers believe their findings could be used to change how patients' risk for breast cancer, colon cancer, or heart disease is calculated.
Treatment biomarkers for small cell lung cancer have been nearly non-existent, but researchers are beginning to find ones that mark PARP inhibitor response.
Researchers studied isolated CTCs along with real-world patient data and found that patients with blood-borne HER2 mutations may respond to anti-HER2 treatment.
The firm hopes for a decision from the FDA later this year for its breast cancer drug candidate alpelisib, following results from a late-stage trial.
The researchers believe using cerebral spinal fluid will enable them to identify brain tumors with a higher sensitivity than with blood samples.
The researchers aim to offer the half-hour diagnostic assay for use during neurosurgery to help clinicians pursue the best treatment for patients with gliomas.
Repeat molecular analysis of a patient's cancer helped clinicians guide targeted therapies as drug resistance emerged and ebbed.