By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Source BioScience said today that it will provide drugmaker AstraZeneca with a companion diagnostic testing service for lung cancer patients in the UK.

The service agreement with AstraZeneca will enable doctors at the National Health Service to identify which lung cancer patients have certain genetic mutations in their tumors that may make them sensitive to tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapies, which in turn may help guide doctors' treatment decisions.

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02
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Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.  

Oct
11
Sponsored by
ArcherDX

This webinar will discuss a validation study for a next-generation sequencing (NGS) assay for hematological malignancies (e.g., acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, and myeloproliferative neoplasms).

Oct
23
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will address a range of methods for optimizing small RNA library preparation.

Nov
05
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

With the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), genomes sequencing has been democratized over the last decades with the detection of genomic alterations, thus replacing Sanger sequencing.