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The researchers aimed to develop a test that could help clinicians determine whether a patient would respond to therapy, before the onset of treatment.

The FDA has granted accelerated approval to Rozlytrek as a treatment for adult and adolescent patients with NTRK fusion-positive cancers.

The firm, which is working to reaccelerate its test validation effort, incurred a loss of $5.4 million, or $.10 per share, slightly above the analysts' consensus estimate.

The team believes users could apply the technology, combined with a predictive risk score, to complement imaging tools to screen for cancers in the clinical space.

The company will market Inivata's InVision liquid biopsy assays to insured and self-pay patients across the region.

The test measures levels of seven autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens and is designed to detect all forms of lung cancer at any stage.

Within the "Big Three" conditions, misdiagnoses related to stroke, sepsis, and lung cancer accounted for the most high-severity diagnostic error cases.

 

Under the agreement, Biodesix will use the Thermo Fisher Ion Torrent Oncomine Pan-Cancer Cell-Free Assay to generate data to apply for FDA premarket approval.

The deal, which is initially for five years, also covers the Eurasian Customs Union, with an option for other countries in the area.

The test measures levels of seven auto-antibodies to tumor-associated antigens, and is designed to detect all forms of lung cancer at any stage.

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