NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Aveo Oncology and Biodesix announced today an agreement to develop Aveo's investigational non-small cell lung cancer drug ficlatuzumab alongside Biodesix's VeriStrat serum protein test as a companion diagnostic.

Ficlatuzumab is a hepatocyte growth factor inhibitory antibody, and VeriStrat is a commercially available test that helps physicians guide treatment decisions for NSCLC patients.

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