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2011-07-21 08:00:00

IRVINE, California and AMSTERDAM, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a global innovator in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today that, together with thought-leading collaborators in clinical centers and translational research groups, it has launched the RATHER (Rational Therapy for Breast Cancer) and COLTHERES (Colon Cancer and Therapeutics) consortiums. The partnerships will collectively receive nearly EUR12 million in funding from the European Union's 7th Framework...

2011-06-03 08:28:00

CHICAGO, and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everist Genomics today announced updated results from a study of its OncoDefender-CRC assay, a molecular prognostic test for early-stage colorectal cancer patients, will be presented at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which will be held June 3-7, 2011, in Chicago. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110110/NY26865LOGO) OncoDefender-CRC examines expression levels of a panel of genes...

2011-05-16 19:23:21

Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center have discovered a new biomarker related to the body's immune system that can predict a breast cancer patients' risk of cancer recurrence. This breakthrough may lead to new genetic testing that further personalizes breast cancer care. The study, published in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, is the first to use tumor infiltrating immune cells located at the site of the tumor to predict cancer recurrence....

2011-05-11 00:56:43

Development of a predictive test that included genomic signatures that indicated chemoresistance, chemosensitivity and endocrine sensitivity for women with newly diagnosed breast cancer identified patients with a high probability of survival following chemotherapy, according to a study in the May 11 issue of JAMA. Identification of patients with high likelihood of survival following a standard chemotherapy regimen (and then endocrine therapy, if estrogen receptor [ER]-positive) would reaffirm...

2011-03-17 08:30:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results from nine studies utilizing the Oncotype DX® test in early-stage breast cancer patients at the 12th Annual St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference in St. Gallen, Switzerland. The studies included region-specific decision impact data that demonstrated the knowledge of a patient's Recurrence Score® (RS)...

2011-02-23 07:59:00

IRVINE, California and AMSTERDAM, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, today announced that the company has received its fifth U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for MammaPrint(R), its widely used breast cancer recurrence assay. The new clearance is comprised of two additional Agilent Microarray scanners and two Agilent Bioanalyzers, expanding laboratory capacity to handle the increasing number of MammaPrint,...

2011-01-21 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everist Genomics, a prognostics company focused on developing gene-based molecular assays for the prediction of cancer recurrence, today announced the positive results of the first external validation study of its OncoDefender-CRC colorectal cancer recurrence test. The study is being conducted by Mayo Validation Support Services, and is being coordinated with investigators and resources from all three Mayo Clinic sites. The...

2010-12-22 09:53:00

IRVINE, California, and AMSTERDAM, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - This release was originally scheduled for distribution on December 20, 2010, 17.00 CET. Due to technical issues it was not distributed Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today that together with several groups of scientific collaborators it has identified a major role for TSPYL5, one of its MammaPrint breast cancer prognosis genes, in the genesis of breast cancer. The study...

2010-12-15 06:00:00

IRVINE, California/> and AMSTERDAM/>, December 15, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- - Second Independent Validation Study of ColoPrint Selected for Oral Presentation and Press Conference at ASCO GI in January 2011/> Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today that together with principal investigators from Spain/>, the UK, and the Netherlands/>, it has published the first independent validation study of its colon cancer recurrence test "ColoPrint" in the...

2010-10-19 07:00:00

IRVINE, California and AMSTERDAM, October 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, announced today that it has established a contract with leading insurance provider Humana to reimburse for the company's MammaPrint test. Agendia's contract with Humana expands the coverage for MammaPrint by more than 17 million lives. In November 2009, Palmetto GBA, California's Part B Medicare administrator, established coding guidelines for MammaPrint, allowing...


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