Predicting Treatment Outcomes in Chemotherapy

Weiss, Glen J., et al. Changes in tumor cell-free DNA copy number instability (CNI) predict therapeutic response in metastatic cancers. Cancer Research 76.14 Supplement (2016): 3138-3138.

Gains and losses of chromosomal regions – as a hallmark of cancer – have been detected in plasma as copy number aberrations (CNAs), and for several cancers a relation to tumor size has been reported.

By | May 13th, 2017|Peer-reviewed medical publications|0 Comments

Prostate Cancer Blood Test

Schütz, E., et al. Chromosomal Instability in Cell-Free DNA Is a Serum Biomarker for Prostate Cancer. Clinical Chemistry 2015; 61: 239-248.

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.

By | May 12th, 2017|Peer-reviewed medical publications|0 Comments

HPV Genotyping and Treatment Outcome Predictions

Urnovitz, HB et al. Detection of novel HPV mutations and chromosomal number imbalance (CNI) in laryngeal cancer using next-generation sequencing (NGS). J ClinOncol 32:5s, 2014 (suppl; abstr 6072).

The detection of novel HPV mutations and CNI analysis in a single NGS run on HPV-related diseases provides important information into viral-host dynamics while generating biomarkers that can be correlated with treatment outcomes.

By | May 10th, 2017|Peer-reviewed medical publications|0 Comments

Animal Model for MRD in Breast Cancer

Beck, J. et al. Structural variation in mammary carcinomas and their detection in cell-free plasma DNA. PLOS One 2013 (10.1371/journal.pone.0075485).

Mammary tumors are the most frequent cancers in female dogs exhibiting a variety of histopathological differences. There is lack of knowledge about the genomes of these common dog tumors. Five tumors of three different histological subtypes were evaluated.

By | May 8th, 2017|Peer-reviewed medical publications|0 Comments

NGS of prostate cancer

Schütz, E. et al. Comparative analysis of the chromosomal origins of circulating nucleic acids in breast and prostate cancer. J ClinOncol 28:15s, 2010 (suppl; abstr 10505).

The aim of this study was to find signature CNA sequences from patients with breast cancer (BCa) or prostate cancer (PCa) compared to healthy controls, with respect to their predictive potential, as well as to provide new insights into tumor biology.

By | May 6th, 2017|Peer-reviewed medical publications|0 Comments

NGS of cell-free DNA in animals

Gordon, Paul MK, et al. Disease-specific motifs can be identified in circulating nucleic acids from live elk and cattle infected with transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Nucleic Acids Research 37.2 (2009): 550-556.

In a 25-month time-course experiment, CNAs were isolated from blood samples of 24 elk (Cervuselaphus) orally challenged with chronic wasting disease (CWD) infectious material.Our results may become useful for the early diagnosis of TSE in live elk and cattle.

By | May 4th, 2017|Peer-reviewed medical publications|0 Comments

WORLD CANCER DAY

Chronix Biomedical

World Cancer Day is a perfect opportunity to focus on your health state...

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Blood test could identify aggressive prostate cancer

The Times

The Times: thousands of men with prostate cancer could be saved from unnecessary operations thanks to a blood test...

By | November 8th, 2016|Chronix news|0 Comments

Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Showcasingat 2016 NCRI Cancer Conference 6-9 November 2016

Chronix Biomedical’s Ireland & UK distributors Advanced Cancer Diagnostics will be attending and showcasing the latest Chronix diagnostic tests: Second Opinion Prostate Cancer Evaluation Test Second Opinion Breast Cancer Evaluation Test Delta Dot Treatment Monitoring Test CNI Cancer Evaluation Test Please visit our booth #79 at The BT Convention Centre, Kings Dock, Waterfront, Liverpool L3 [...]

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ASCO 2016

“Tumor cell-free DNA copy number instability (CNI) predicts therapeutic response to immunotherapy prior to cycle 2” , was presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (‘ASCO’) Annual Meeting 2016 on 5 June 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The abstract and poster presentation describe the work conducted by independent oncologists in a blinded [...]

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