The researchers found differences in mutational patterns among their African-American patients and that liquid biopsies seem to catch metastases early.
Meeting presentations supported tweaking the clinical interpretation of Genomic Health's Oncotype DX and bolstered Biotheranostics' Breast Cancer Index.
The California health system has expanded its partnership with CancerIQ to integrate risk assessment and oncology patient management into its EHR.
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.
Standards for interoperability and better cooperation among stakeholders will help unleash the power of genomics in cancer care, says the head of the Biden Cancer Initiative.
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.
The companies are using Strata's biomarker technology to identify genomic subpopulations of cancer patients who respond to Arcus' investigational immunotherapy drug.
The firms will integrate Caris' molecular profiling services with Pharmatech's clinical trials recruitment and network services to further precision medicine.
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.
Japanese software giant NEC invests in AI-centric software company BostonGene to advance immuno-oncology and other targeted cancer treatments.