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Epic will access the center's liquid biopsy samples and expand its platform to in-depth characterization of cell-free fractions and circulating tumor cells.

The companies aim to create new products enabling faster access to predictive information used in treatment planning for patients with breast cancer.

A new GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler assay will have up to 30 protein targets and will be validated for potential use as a laboratory-developed test.

The agency approved Agilent/Dako's PD-L1 IHC test for identifying TNBC patients who are most likely to respond to Keytruda and chemo.

The startup aims to combine its microfluidic platform with a circulating tumor DNA-based assay offered by a potential partner and launch the test by 2022.

The company plans to show new data for its Signatera oncology test at three upcoming conferences this year, including in breast cancer and bladder cancer.

The firm will partner with startup GeneproDx on thyroid cancer diagnostic development, while a separate agreement with Endpoint Health will entail CDx development for critical illness. 

The firms had planned to develop the assay on Biocartis' Idylla platform, which would have allowed customers to perform the assay locally in their own lab facilities.

The company's acquisitions of Thrive Early Detection and Base Genomics are meant to accelerate its development of a liquid biopsy multi-cancer screening test.

FoundationOne Liquid CDx can now be used as a companion diagnostic for therapies to treat advanced ovarian, breast, and non-small cell lung cancer.

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