cancer therapy

As Dana-Farber migrates its dozens of medical and radiation oncology protocols to the Philips platform, its focus is on digital pathology, genomics, and informatics.

CEO Anders Rylander said the company will initially market its DiviTum assay for breast cancer cases, though it could be used to monitor cell proliferation in all cancer types.

The Belgian company recently received €3.6 million to develop the signature into a clinical test within the next three years.

The company is preparing a blood-based test for early-stage pancreatic cancer that it hopes to have on the market by 2019.

The consortium aims to profile up to 800 multiple myeloma patient samples using the Affymetrix platform with a goal of developing a list of predictive biomarkers.