Chronix Biomedical presents positive data on prognostic test in head/neck cancer study data at ASCO. Study finds CNI score to be a stronger predictor of time to recurrence in head and neck cancer than current method based on lymph node invasion.
Tumor-specific cell free DNA (cfDNA) present in serum and plasma provides a real-time, easily accessible surrogate. We demonstrated variations in the number of cfDNA sequences circulating in the serum of patients with prostate cancer compared with healthy controls.
Genome profiling of individual tumors is provided by high-throughput sequencing and is about to enter routine clinical practice with impact on treatment decisions and tumor classification (NIH  The Cancer Genome Atlas).