NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Dako has signed an agreement with Genentech to partner on the regulatory submission of companion diagnostic tests for a breast cancer drug.

Under the agreement announced today, the companies will collaborate on the US Food and Drug Administration submission of Dako's HercepTest and HER2 FISH pharmDx as companion diagnostics for Genentech's trastuzumab emtansine, an investigational drug candidate for patients with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer.

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