NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Biocept announced today that it is initiating a new study in collaboration with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, using its liquid biopsy technology to evaluate drug resistance biomarkers in patients being treated with EGFR inhibitors or chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer.

Conducted at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center under the direction of Professor Giuseppe Giaccone, the study will use Biocept's combined circulating tumor cell and cell-free tumor DNA platform to detect biomarkers such as EGFR, MET, ALK, and BRAF.

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