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The test uses the sTRA biomarker to differentiate between different subtypes of pancreatic cancer, including those that are resistant to chemotherapy.
Yourgene will provide its Elucigene DPYD tests to screen approximately 200 patients each month for the next year.
The firm presented initial study results from the test, which identifies six cancers, showing overall sensitivity at 86 percent and specificity of 95 percent.
The company believes the pandemic will accelerate the adoption of its cancer diagnostics as patients and doctors look for faster and more convenient tests.
The panel's developers at UPenn hope to validate and commercialize a non-invasive assay through a startup called Chip Diagnostics.
Myriad has partnered with Japanese firm SRL, a subsidiary of Miraca Group, to commercialize its BRACAnalysis Diagnostic System in Japan.
Natera's Signatera test will be used to select and monitor eligible patients with KRAS-mutant tumors who have molecular residual disease after surgery.
The drug is approved as a maintenance treatment for platinum-responsive metastatic pancreatic cancer patients with germline BRCA1/2 mutations.
Palmetto has expanded the local coverage determination for the Guardant360 liquid biopsy assay to be used with the majority of advanced solid tumors.
The firm has partnered with Leiden University Medical Center to study the use of its Immray platform to diagnose patients with rheumatoid arthritis.