The companies will use Foundation Medicine's FoundationOne CDx test as the baseline to define a set of unique variants that the codeveloped assays will monitor.
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 Navify software, which Roche launched today, provides annotation, interpretation, and clinical reporting of next-generation sequencing tests for cancer.
Experts discussed the benefits and challenges of implementing precision medicine protocols for oncology patients at this week's Tri-Conference meeting
The contract covers all of Foundation Medicine's genomic profiling tests, including FoundationOne CDx, FoundationOne Liquid, and FoundationOne Heme.
The issue, discovered in late October, affected TMB reporting for up to 800 FoundationOne CDx tests during a short period of time and was quickly resolved.
The firm's fourth quarter preliminary revenues increased by 11 percent to $865 million year over year, while full-year revenues jumped by 21 percent to $3.3 billion.
The company has also achieved a CE-IVD mark for its HemeAccuTest, which targets hematological malignancies.
As part of the collaboration, B. Braun China founded a subsidiary, called B. Braun Precision Medicine Technology (BBPM), that opened in Shanghai in May.
Under a definitive merger agreement, Roche will acquire outstanding shares of Foundation's common stock for $137 per share.