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Other names: Haystack Oncology | Blueprint Genetics | Celera Genomics | Axys Pharma | Quest Diagnostics | Quest Diagnostics Incorporated | Celera Genomics Corporation | Celera Corporation | Axys Pharmaceuticals | Axys Pharmaceuticals, Inc | Axys Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Quest Diagnostics to acquire PathAI Diagnostics to accelerate AI and digital pathology adoption in cancer diagnosis; forms licensing agreements with PathAI (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Quest Diagnostics..and PathAI...today announced a multi-faceted collaboration designed to accelerate the adoption of digital and AI pathology innovations to improve quality, speed and efficiency in diagnosing cancer and other diseases...Under the terms of a definitive agreement, Quest will acquire select assets of PathAI Diagnostics, the business of PathAI that provides anatomic and digital pathology laboratory services."
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INTERACT coalition formed to advance patient access to genetic testing for hereditary cancer risk (PRNewswire)
"Leading commercial organizations and patient advocacy groups in the field of cancer genetics...announced the founding of the Inter-Organization Cancer Genetics Clinical Evidence Coalition (INTERACT), a coalition whose mission is to increase evidence-based access to genetic testing for people with or at risk of hereditary cancers...The coalition seeks to provide a collective voice in support of the progression of medical professional and industry guidelines for genetic testing for inherited mutations that increase cancer risk."
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Quest Diagnostics debuts MelaNodal Predict™ Test, personalizing melanoma risk prediction to help patients forgo invasive surgery (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Quest Diagnostics...announced the launch of MelaNodal Predict™, a highly advanced predictive gene expression test to help personalize treatment decisions for patients with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer and one of the most common cancers in the United States. Dermatologists and other providers nationwide may begin ordering the test today from Quest Diagnostics, as well as through Dermpath Diagnostics, Quest's subspecialty pathology business."
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MelaNodal Predict™
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Haystack Oncology, developer of Haystack MRD, and TriSalus Life Sciences collaborate in connection with the clinical development of TriSalus’ TLR9 agonist in hepatocellular carcinoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PRNewswire)
"Haystack Oncology...has entered a research collaboration with TriSalus Life Sciences to evaluate therapeutic response and provide molecular insights in connection with the clinical development of TriSalus' SD-101, an investigational class C toll-like receptor-9 (TLR9) agonist. SD-101 is delivered via hepatic arterial infusion or pancreatic retrograde venous infusion in their phase 1 and 1b clinical trials using their proprietary Pressure-Enabled Drug Delivery™ (PEDD™) to overcome the challenges associated with intratumoral pressure for patients diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and pancreatic adenocarcinoma."
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nelitolimod (SD-101)
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Quest Diagnostics and Ultima collaborate to scale Ultima’s technology in fast-growing minimal residual disease and whole genome sequencing (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Ultima Genomics...and Quest Diagnostics...announced a collaboration involving Ultima’s next generation sequencing (NGS) technology in oncology and other clinical areas...Quest intends to deploy the Ultima technology for the possible development of lab-developed tests involving its Haystack solid-tumor MRD™ technology for future clinical and biopharmaceutical MRD applications, supplementing its current whole exome sequencing approach, as well as for certain future whole genome testing applications, such as rare disease detection in pediatric patients."
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Haystack Oncology and Alliance Foundation Trials collaborate to use Haystack MRD technology in phase II clinical trial for unresectable stage III NSCLC (PRNewswire)
"Haystack Oncology...has entered into a collaboration with Alliance Foundation Trials, LLC (AFT) for research use of Haystack Oncology's personalized MRD technology (Haystack MRD™) to analyze therapeutic response and provide molecular insights for AFT's interventional, randomized phase II clinical trial (AFT-57) in patients with unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The AFT-57 clinical study is supported by Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, and will explore the efficacy and safety of an anti-PD-L1 atezolizumab (Tecentriq®) with or without tiragolumab (anti-TIGIT) in conjunction with chemoradiotherapy."
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Tecentriq (atezolizumab) • tiragolumab (RG6058)
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Haystack Oncology and Rutgers Cancer Institute Collaborate to use Haystack MRD in Clinical Study of Early-Stage Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (PRNewswire)
"Haystack Oncology...has entered into a collaboration with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to use Haystack Oncology's industry-leading personalized MRD technology (Haystack MRD™) to help evaluate therapeutic response and provide molecular insights for a Rutgers Cancer Institute clinical trial examining early-stage triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) patients undergoing treatment in the adjuvant setting with liposomal doxorubicin and carboplatin. Rutgers Cancer Institute together with RWJBarnabas Health is the state's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center."
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Universal DX Announces Strategic Collaboration with Quest Diagnostics to Bring Advanced Colorectal Cancer Screening Blood Test to Patients and Providers in the United States (PRNewswire)
"Universal DX...announced a strategic collaboration with Quest Diagnostics ('Quest')...designed to improve colorectal cancer screening in the United States – for which more than 110 million people may be eligible. Under the commercial agreement between UDX and Quest, Quest plans to perform and provide clinical laboratory services to providers and patients in the United States based on UDX's Signal-C, an advanced colorectal cancer screening blood test, assuming premarket approval of the test in the United States."
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Signal-C®
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Quest Diagnostics launches novel prostate cancer test aimed at improving diagnosis and grading (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Quest Diagnostics...announced the launch of a novel prostate cancer biomarker test through its subspecialty pathology business, AmeriPath, in collaboration with Envision Sciences. Envision Sciences Pty Ltd. is an Australian-based clinical diagnostics company developing a pipeline of biomarker-based cancer diagnostic and prognostic tests in tissue and blood...The new, tissue-based test service is intended to address the pressing clinical need for tests to help identify and differentiate potentially aggressive cases of prostate cancer in men."
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Quest launches consumer-initiated genetic test on questhealth.com to deliver personalized, actionable health risk insights (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Quest Diagnostics...announced the launch of its first consumer-initiated genetic test, now exclusively available through the company's consumer health business at questhealth.com. Called Genetic Insights, the new offering helps people understand their potential risk of developing certain inheritable health conditions...Using a saliva specimen, Genetic Insights analyzes 36 genes to identify potential risk of nearly two dozen inheritable conditions, including breast and colon cancer..."
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Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of Haystack Oncology, Adding Sensitive MRD Liquid Biopsy Technology to Cancer Diagnostics Portfolio (PRNewswire)
"Quest Diagnostics...announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Haystack Oncology. Haystack Oncology has developed a highly sensitive minimal-residual disease (MRD) testing technology, based on circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA), to aid in the early detection of residual or recurring cancer and better inform therapy decisions. Quest expects to incorporate this MRD technology into the development of new blood-based clinical lab services for solid tumor cancers available beginning in 2024."
M&A
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Quest Diagnostics to acquire Haystack Oncology, adding sensitive liquid biopsy technology for improving personalized cancer care to oncology portfolio (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Quest Diagnostics...and Haystack Oncology...announced a definitive agreement for Quest to acquire Haystack in an all-cash equity transaction...Following the close of the acquisition, Quest expects to adapt the MRD test developed at Haystack as the basis for new clinical lab services available beginning in 2024. Development efforts will focus initially on MRD tests for colorectal, breast and lung cancers."
M&A
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Quest Diagnostics completes acquisition of Northern Light Laboratory in Maine (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Quest Diagnostics...announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of select assets of Northern Light Laboratory...Quest now provides professional laboratory management services for nine of Northern Light Health's hospital laboratories, along with its cancer center laboratory at Northern Light Cancer Care in Brewer, Maine."
M&A
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Cleveland Diagnostics Announces Agreement with Quest Diagnostics to Expand Patient Access to IsoPSA Prostate Cancer Testing (Businesswire)
"Cleveland Diagnostics, Inc...announced an agreement designed to expand patient access to Cleveland Diagnostics’ novel prostate cancer test, IsoPSA. Through an agreement with Quest Diagnostics...the nation’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, patients will be able to access IsoPSA and, once ordered by their physician, provide a blood specimen for testing at one of over 2,100 Quest Diagnostics patient service center locations nationwide later this year. With its national logistics network, Quest will transport the specimens to Cleveland Diagnostics’ laboratory for testing. The parties expect physicians will be able to begin offering the test to patients through Quest Diagnostics in the second quarter of 2023."
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IsoPSA®
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Agilent to Collaborate with Quest Diagnostics to Extend Access to the Agilent Resolution ctDx FIRST Liquid Biopsy Test (Agilent Technologies Press Release)
"Agilent Technologies Inc....announced an agreement with Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services. The alliance will enable providers and patients throughout the United States to access the Agilent Resolution ctDx FIRST liquid biopsy next-generation sequencing (NGS) test....The agreement between Quest and Agilent will enable broad adoption for ctDx FIRST, a single-site premarket approved (ssPMA) test performed at the Resolution Bioscience CLIA laboratory in Kirkland, Washington....Under the terms of the agreement, Quest will offer ctDx FIRST to healthcare providers in the United States seeking a minimally invasive liquid biopsy test option as a CDx for KRAZATI."
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Resolution ctDx FIRST Assay
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Krazati (adagrasib)
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Precision Medicine World Conference 2023 Silicon Valley (Haystack Oncology Press Release)
"Haystack’s co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Josh Cohen, will be participating in a panel discussion at the upcoming Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) in Silicon Valey, CA. The panel, 'Liquid Biopsy for Minimal Residual Disease,' will take place on January 26 and will bring together recognized leaders in the MRD field."
Clinical data
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Quest Diagnostics and Northern Light Health form strategic laboratory collaboration to improve access to affordable diagnostic services in Maine (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Quest Diagnostics...and Northern Light Health...announced a strategic laboratory collaboration designed to broaden access to innovative, quality and cost-effective laboratory services powering affordable care for communities in Maine...Quest will also provide professional laboratory management services for nine of Northern Light Health's hospital laboratories, along with its cancer center laboratory at Northern Light Cancer Care in Brewer, Maine."
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Haystack Oncology Launches with $56 Million in Series A Financing to Accelerate Adoption of Post-Op Cancer Detection Technology and Optimize Cancer Therapy Monitoring and Treatment (PRNewswire)
"Haystack Oncology...announced that it raised $56 million in Series A financing. The funding will be used for the continued development and planned 2023 commercialization of its best-in-class personalized cancer diagnostic test that can detect as few as one mutant molecule in a million DNA molecules, positioning it as the most sensitive ctDNA-based MRD test for use in solid tumors. The financing was led by Catalio Capital Management ('Catalio'), which co-founded Haystack through its private equity and structured equity investment vehicles. Additional investors include Bruker, Exact Ventures, the venture arm of Exact Sciences and Alexandria Venture Investments....The company plans to use the proceeds to expand accessibility to its groundbreaking ctDNA-based MRD testing platform, Haystack Duo™, a low-error rate, next-generation chemistry that enables ultrasensitive and personalized MRD testing."
Financing
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Quest Diagnostics now offers Biocept’s liquid biopsy test for lung cancer, expanding its menu of advanced cancer diagnostics (Quest Diagnostics Press Release)
"Physicians in the United States can now order the liquid biopsy-based Target Selector™ NGS Lung Panel test directly from Quest Diagnostics...Developed by Biocept, Inc...the lab-developed liquid biopsy test aids genomic profiling in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), helping physicians identify potential targeted therapies and monitor the effectiveness of treatment...The Target Selector NGS Lung Panel contributes to better patient outcomes by providing physicians with direction on therapeutic options for those battling NSCLC."
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Target Selector™ NGS Lung Panel