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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Amoy Diagnostics, Premia Holdings, and Loxo Oncology today announced a partnership aimed at genetic screening of patients for a targeted cancer therapy.

As part of the deal, China-based AmoyDx and Tokyo-headquartered Premia will provide large-scale cancer patient screening in Asia to support Loxo-292 RET inhibitor clinical development. AmoyDx's multigene PCR and next-generation sequencing panels will be used to identify patients with RET genetic alteration.

Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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