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The firm presented initial study results from the test, which identifies six cancers, showing overall sensitivity at 86 percent and specificity of 95 percent.

The company's approach combines whole-genome sequencing, CRISPR, liquid biopsy, and gene therapy to target cancer cells with gene fusions.

A new study aims to compare the detection performance of Helio Health's circulating tumor DNA assay with that of other screening modalities.

The "EV Click Chip" process involves collecting and purifying extracellular vesicles from a blood sample before performing RT-ddPCR to identify up to 10 early-stage HCC biomarkers.

The company believes the pandemic will accelerate the adoption of its cancer diagnostics as patients and doctors look for faster and more convenient tests.

The team will use the five-year funding to develop a liquid biopsy-based assay to select and prioritize liver cancer patients who need a liver transplant.

The company announced during its Q4 earnings call that it had acquired Paradigm Diagnostics and Viomics to fill out its expertise in cancer diagnostics.

The firm reported that test volumes for its Cologuard colorectal cancer screening test rose 63 percent year over year.

Research is accumulating for the improved performance of epigenetic signals over mutations, with multiple commercial efforts well underway.

The company released data showing that its panel detects early-stage liver cancer with 71 percent sensitivity compared to 25 percent for the standard test.

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