Five Prime will use an IHC CDx to analyze the use of investigational drug candidates in patients with advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer.
The ctDNA assay will be used to select patients for Phase 3 of Five Prime's registrational trial investigating bemarituzumab in gastric cancer patients.
Patients with PD-L1-expressing gastric or gastroesophageal junction tumors can now be identified for potential treatment with Keytruda using Agilent's assay.
The three organizations are inviting comment from health professionals on the recommendations.
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.