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Castle Biosciences Signs Option Deal for MD Anderson Brain Cancer Test

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Houston-based startup Castle Biosciences has signed an option agreement to license a biomarker-based brain cancer test from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
 
The firm said that the test, which was developed and validated at MD Anderson in collaboration with other US institutions, could potentially predict a patient’s likelihood to respond to standard treatment based on the cancer’s genetic footprint. It said that it would provide more details on the test in the near future.
 
Further details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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