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Video - Prostate Cancer: Epic Sciences AR-V7 Test
San Diego, OncLive — Insights From: Emmanuel S. Antonarakis, MBBCh, Johns Hopkins Medicine; Andrew J. Armstrong, MD, MSc, Duke Cancer Center; Howard I. Scher, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Biopharma just can’t get enough of Epic Sciences
San Diego, MedCity News — Epic Sciences has to be one of the coolest kids on the biopharma block, with a new $40 million Series D financing round, a whopping 42 industry partnerships and over 200 clinical trials in the works, all built around its novel liquid biopsy platform. For a team of just 70, the San Diego, California startup is doing pretty well.
Liquid Biopsy Market Sees Continuing Growth of New Technologies, Methods
New York, GenomeWeb – As liquid biopsy products make further inroads in the clinic and in clinical research, rather than coalescing around a few dominant technologies or platforms, investigators and entrepreneurs are continuing to explore and advance a wide range of methods for examining genomic and other molecular biomarkers non-invasively.
Genomic Health to Market Epic Sciences' AR-V7 Liquid Biopsy Test
New York, GenomeWeb — Genomic Health and Epic Sciences today announced that they have signed an exclusive agreement under which Genomic Health will commercialize Epic Sciences' AR-V7 liquid biopsy test in the United States.
Test aids prostate cancer treatment.
New York, Wall Street Journal — Genomic Health Inc. has struck a deal to commercialize a new blood test that can help advanced prostate cancer patients decide whether to try costly new-generation drugs or rely on much cheaper traditional chemotherapy to improve their chances for survival.
Guest Commentary: Back to cancer’s drawing board.
By Murali Prahalad of Epic Sciences — A curious problem arises for each new precision oncology therapeutic with a companion diagnostic: Many predicted responders exhibit primary resistance.
Epic Sciences' circulating tumor cell prostate cancer test shows promise in new JAMA study.
Chicago, GenomeWeb — A new study by researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has demonstrated the predictive power of an AR-V7 protein expression test using Epic Sciences' non-EPCAM-based circulating tumor cell detection platform, which could help guide treatment decisions for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.