NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics and Janssen Research & Development today announced they will use Myriad's BRACAnalysis test in a Phase III clinical trial for Yondelis (trabectedin).

Janssen is developing Yondelis as a treatment for advanced-relapsed epithelial ovarian, primary peritoneal, or fallopian tube cancers. The firm is studying the drug in combination with a chemo regimen in the third-line setting comparing it against just chemotherapy in patients who have had two previous lines of platinum-based chemo.

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