The U.K.'s Abcodia will work with California-based OncoCyte to perfect a blood test for early breast cancer detection.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and colleagues from around the country used next-generation sequencing in a study that could upend how a high-risk leukemia subtype is diagnosed and treated in children and adolescents.
Drugs such as Roche/Genentech's Avastin (bevacizumab) boost the survival odds of some ovarian cancer patients but not others. Researchers from The University of Manchester in the U.K. and colleagues believe they've developed a new blood test that can help find patients for whom the drug works best.
A bacteria-based injectable therapy shrunk tumors and completely eradicated others when tested in dogs and rats, according to a new study.
Cancer Genetics isn't making money yet. But the New Jersey developer of DNA-based cancer diagnostics closed out its 2014 second quarter with smaller losses, some strategic acquisitions and a biomarker development partnership with AstraZeneca.
Biocept recently released its 2014 second-quarter earnings as well as a corresponding update on the company's progress. Its results, which include much higher losses, highlight the molecular diagnostics player's aggressive strategy to achieve commercial success, and how far away it is from actually getting there.
Exact Sciences gained FDA premarket approval for its new, cutting-edge colorectal cancer screening test. It is also well ahead in the insurance reimbursement battle.
Biocept is bringing on a veteran GE Healthcare and Quest Diagnostics executive to guide the company's insurance reimbursement and medical contract strategy.
A U.S. research team has made progress toward creating a biomarker blood test that can detect esophageal cancer on the early side, a major need in order to combat the lethal disease.
According to researchers at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, mice that lack a specific regulator protein live longer than mice that have it, a finding that sheds light on how metabolic networks might play a role in cancer treatment, aging and obesity.