Recent studies question the clinical utility of tumor mutational burden as a biomarker for immuno-oncology response, and the FDA clearance includes no therapeutic indications.
The approval of its Omics Core assay for tumor-normal mutational profiling opens the door for payor reimbursement, which is key to reaching profitability, NantHealth said.
The company's software-related revenues grew year over year, but its sequencing and molecular analysis revenues declined.
Exome sequences from dozens of cervical cancer tumor or primary cell line samples revealed recurrent alterations affecting ERBB2/HER2 and PIK3CA pathways.
Tempus Labs researchers said they could match more than 40 percent of patients to a targeted treatment and 77 percent of patients to a relevant clinical trial.
NantHealth's net loss fell by 37 percent, to $14.7 million, as revenue from software-related revenue jumped by 23 percent while expenses fell.
An international team documented TP53 mutation-related genomic changes across dozens of cancer types using data generated with five platforms for the Cancer Genome Atlas project.
With exome sequences from more than 600 metastatic breast tumors, researchers identified genomic alterations related to tumor progression, treatment response, and patient outcomes.
The embattled company saw its net loss narrow during the first quarter, in part due to a new policy of giving away fewer nonreimbursed GPS Cancer and Liquid GPS molecular test orders than in the past.
At the ACMG meeting, a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researcher described finding relatively high rates of hereditary cancer variants in tumor sequence data.
GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.
A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.
Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.
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