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The new analysis has confirmed earlier evidence that patients with high Oncotype DX risk scores appear to benefit significantly from added chemotherapy.

The company's goal is to serve what it sees as a massive but underaddressed target group: Asian women.

The firm said that investigators will evaluate the clinical benefit of its assay using blood samples from a clinical trial for women with metastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

The tests are designed to monitor a patient's immune system for cancer responses rather than looking for tumor cells or specific biomarkers.

The company will work with the Genome Institute of Singapore to create a test for breast cancer recurrence prediction using its circulating tumor cell platform.

The team analyzed multigene panel test data from Ambry Genetics for 165,000 individuals, focusing on hereditary cancer risk related to 32 genes in six cancer types.

The Belgian oncology molecular diagnostics firm reported a 17 percent increase in product sales but said that sales of cartridges in the US were lower than expected. 

The diagnostics company announced it has entered a memorandum of understanding with Orot[+] to expand distribution of Todos' blood tests into Japan. 

The cancer immunotherapy regimen and companion diagnostic test will be available in Europe for patients with triple-negative breast cancer who express PD-L1. 

The new company, called Inex Innovate, aims by next year to introduce new tests for ovarian cancer and breast cancer in Asian women.

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