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Biocartis and VIB Join Forces to Develop Unique Diagnostic Cancer Test

Biocartis and VIB recently announced their exclusive license agreement on a novel panel of microsatellite instability (MSI) biomarkers for several cancers, in particular colorectal cancer (CRC). This agreement will enable Biocartis to develop a unique and user-friendly assay, whereby MSI biomarkers can simply and rapidly be detected by Biocartis’ molecular diagnostics platform Idylla™.

Agendia Announces Launch of ColoPrint for Colon Cancer Prognosis and Prediction

Agendia, an innovative molecular cancer diagnostics company and leader in personalized medicine, today announced the launch of its ColoPrint microarray-based 18-gene expression signature for predicting the risk of distant recurrence for stage II colon cancer patients who have undergone surgery.