NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Perthera said today that it is collaborating with drugmaker Novartis to identify breast and lung cancer patients for clinical trials.

Under the collaboration, Novartis will access cancer patients who have used Perthera's Precision Cancer Analysis (PCA) service, which facilitates molecular profiling of patients' cancers. The service includes genomic, proteomic, and phosphoproteomic analyses of patient tumors.

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