Meeting presentations supported tweaking the clinical interpretation of Genomic Health's Oncotype DX and bolstered Biotheranostics' Breast Cancer Index.
The randomized data continue to distinguish Genomic Health's test for node-negative women, while new questions come to the fore node-positive disease and other areas of clinical care.
The researchers have used nCounter, an FDA-cleared platform from NanoString Technologies, to develop their gene expression assay for subtype classification.
The firm is conducting validation studies on its lung cancer test and continues to anticipate commercializing it in the second half of this year.
The company's total revenue for the three months ended March 31 was $108.8 million compared to $92.6 million in the first quarter of 2018, exceeding analyst expectations.
The firm is using a microarray-based platform as part of a laboratory-based test to diagnose different types of stroke from blood samples.
Efforts highlighted at last week's AACR meeting included new efforts to advance gene expression signatures, improve PD-L1 tests, and calculate MSI across tumor types.
A new analysis of the study yielded mixed news for black women, confirming that they suffer worse outcomes, even with the same genetic test results and treatment.
In the I-SPY 2 trial, investigators analyzed whether MammaPrint scores and BluePrint subtypes could help identify patients who would respond better to treatments.
The company attributed the growth to increasing global demand for breast cancer testing, and growing demand and reimbursement for its prostate test.