NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Trovagene said this week that it will collaborate with researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on detecting transrenal BRAF mutations in the urine of patients with advanced or metastatic cancers. The researchers will use Trovagene's transrenal DNA detection technology to evaluate BRAF mutation status in urine compared to tissue biopsy. The partners previously collaborated on detecting transrenal KRAS mutations in the urine of patients with pancreatic cancer.

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