Epic Sciences said today its liquid biopsy blood test showed in a study that it can help physicians select prostate cancer patients who are likely to benefit from a Pfizer prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted therapy candidate known as BIND-014 before the start of treatment. [Source: © Alex Tihonov/Fotolia]

LAM Gets FDA Breakthrough Designation for Liver Cancer Liquid Biopsy

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Cell-Free DNA Used for Infectious Disease Testing

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Clinical NGS IDs Pathogens in Brain and Spinal Fluid Missed by Other Tests

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Concerto HealthAI Enters Precision Oncology Collaboration with Pfizer

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Caris IDs potential Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Drug Target

Molecular biology company Caris Life Sciences has published new data in Cell Chemical Biology that could offer a new pathway to the treatment of...

ArcherDx, UCL Collaborate on ctDNA Lung Cancer Study

The collaboration with the University College London (UCL) and the Francis Crick Institute will use ArcherDX's proprietary Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP) technology to detect evidence of disease recurrence in lung cancer patients using cell-free circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) as part of the UCL-sponsored TRACERx clinical study.
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Lloyd Sanders Named New CEO of Epic Sciences

Sanders comes to Epic from Myriad Genetics where he served as president of the company’s oncology segment.