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2014-03-17 08:29:15

Company leveraging the scalability of its proprietary platform and next generation sequencing to introduce a full line of multiplexed urine-based oncogene mutation assays with superb sensitivity SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that it has released its first multiplexed oncogene mutation assay, integrating the Company's proprietary sample preparation and primer technologies with...

2014-01-29 23:32:09

Introducing CE-IVD marked kits with expanded mutation coverage in colorectal cancer for Kras, Nras, and Braf genes. Tarzana, Calif (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Today EntroGen (http://www.entrogen.com) announced immediate availability of its expanded colorectal cancer screening products. EntroGen K-Ras and N-Ras Mutation Analysis kits have been updated to include coverage for exon 2, 3 and 4 mutations in both genes. The Company has obtained a CE-IVD mark for these products. The importance of...

2014-01-18 08:20:15

Research findings enable disease molecular sub-typing to lead to more informed clinical decision-making IRVING, Texas, Jan. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of personalized medicine, will present a large international tumor profiling study of colorectal cancer (CRC) at the 2014 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium this week in San Francisco, Calif. With more than 7,000 patients comprehensively profiled by...

2014-01-08 11:39:15

University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute researchers have found that using therapies specifically targeting the molecular profile of non-small-cell lung cancer with the mutated cancer-causing protein KRas is the most effective treatment strategy for patients with the condition. These findings are being presented via poster at the American Association for Cancer Research– International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Joint Conference on the Molecular Origins of Lung Cancer,...

2014-01-06 04:21:59

SAN DIEGO and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, and US Oncology Research, one of the largest community-based research programs in the United States, announced today that they have entered into a Clinical Study Agreement to examine the utility of quantitative urine-based KRAS mutation detection and monitoring in pancreatic cancer patients. US Oncology Research draws from a network of...

2013-12-18 11:26:28

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published online ahead of print in the journal Molecular Cancer Research shows that ALK and ROS1 gene rearrangements known to drive subsets of lung cancer are also present in some colorectal cancers. These results imply that drugs used to target ALK and ROS1 in lung cancer may also have applications in this subset of colorectal cancer patients. “When you have known oncogenes that are already targeted by FDA-approved drugs, it just made sense...

2013-12-18 09:46:31

The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is expressed in normal colonic cells and is activated by specific peptide growth factors that regulate cell proliferation, survival and differentiation. Increased expression and activation of the EGFR has been observed in the majority of colorectal carcinoma (CRC), suggesting that the EGFR pathway plays an important role in colon carcinogenesis. The monoclonal antibodies cetuximab and panitumumab are capable of blocking EGFR activity and have...


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