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The assay underwent clinical validation at three centers in Singapore and 5,248 patients were ultimately screened using the test.
Yourgene will provide its Elucigene DPYD tests to screen approximately 200 patients each month for the next year.
The firm presented initial study results from the test, which identifies six cancers, showing overall sensitivity at 86 percent and specificity of 95 percent.
Alcohol use in combination with ALDH2 mutations or germline changes in the CDH1 gene corresponded to a subset of diffuse-type gastric cancer cases in East Asian individuals.
Researchers re-examined whole-genome and whole-transcriptome sequencing TCGA studies from 33 cancer types and found unique microbial signatures.
Re-expression of DUX4, which is normally silenced in somatic tissues, appeared to stymie MHC class I-related immune activity in several solid cancer types.
The company — develops tests for the early detection of cancer and other diseases in whole blood — is targeting C$3.7 million in a private placement financing round.
A proteomic and targeted exome sequencing study of diffuse-type gastric cancer led to proteomic subtypes with distinct mutation, survival, and potential treatment patterns.
Shared gastric adenocarcinoma tumor features seem to span geography and ethnicity, despite shifts in the proportion of tumors from different molecular subtypes.
Under the deal, the parties will provide Perthera's Precision Cancer Analysis molecular profiling service to Hope for Stomach Cancer patients free of charge.
Moderna reports its vaccine is effective against new SARS-CoV-2 strains, though it is also developing a booster, according to the New York Times.
A new analysis suggests the B.1.1.7 strain of SARS-CoV-2 could be deadlier than previous ones, according to the Guardian.
NPR reports Merck is halting the development of its two candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccines following disappointing Phase 1 results.
In PLOS this week: gene mutation linked to inherited venous thrombosis, lncRNA patterns in the Asian tiger mosquito, and more.