Navigation Links
Ipsogen Launches MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade Test to Identify Breast Cancer Patients who Benefit From Chemotherapy
Date:5/30/2008

that MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade test downgrades 70% of grade 2 tumors to grade 1. This would represent about 50,000 spared chemotherapies in Europe and USA annually," said Dr. Jean-Marc Le Doussal, Director of the Breast Cancer Program at Ipsogen.

"MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade demonstrates our commitment to address clinicians' needs by translating the genomic profile of each tumor into reliable, intelligible and decisive information for pathologists, oncologists and patients," said Vincent Fert, President and CEO of Ipsogen.

About MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade

Clinical Validation

MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade measures the Genomic Grade index, a gene expression index discovered by oncology researchers at the Bordet Institute (Brussels, Belgium) and ISREC (Lausanne, Switzerland), two leading European cancer research institutes. In their seminal paper published in 2006 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (1), Pr. Sotiriou & colleagues showed that the grade, as measured today and since 1890 by histological examination of breast tumor sections under a microscope, could not describe the proliferation ability of 30 to 60 % of tumors. By contrast, the Genomic Grade index could capture proliferation in most tumors and showed superior prognostic and classification value over conventional grading methods. These findings have been validated in more than 1,100 patients, including a second study published last year in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (2). In 2008, 3 studies from the MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) validated that high Genomic Grade index was predictive for benefit from chemotherapy (3).

Affymetrix Technology

MapQuant Dx(TM) Genomic Grade is based on Affymetrix technology. "Affymetrix is partnering with the world's leading diagnostic companies like Ipsogen to bring about new diagnostic tests that can provide more efficient and complete methods to better diagnose, classify and manage complex diseases like
'/>"/>

SOURCE Ipsogen SA
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Gen-Probe Launches in Europe CE-Marked APTIMA(R) HPV Assay for Detection of Human Papillomavirus
2. Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches New, Reusable Cannula Line for Hip Arthroscopy
3. Abbott Launches Next-Generation StarClose(R) SE Vascular Closure System
4. Shire Launches Nationwide Adult ADHD Mobile Awareness Tour
5. BioSpace Launches 6th Edition of Bio NC(TM) Hotbed Campaign
6. Enterix Inc. Launches Its Point-of-Care Test for Colorectal Cancer Screening
7. LifeQuest World Launches Immune System Boosting Supplement to the North American Market
8. ExonHit Launches Rat Genome SpliceArray(TM) Products to Expand High Resolution Gene Expression Profiling for use in Disease Modeling and Toxicogenomics
9. Biocept Launches Noninvasive Prenatal Rh(D) Diagnostic at Annual ACOG Scientific Meeting
10. Better Nutrition Launches 2008 Summer Nutrition Tour
11. HC&B Healthcare Launches HC&B Digital
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2015)... 2015 Whether it’s used for troubleshooting in ... to a Kessler CineDrive in a cinematic studio ... the TS3-H is designed to help any shooter create ... 5MP sensor, the TS5-H offers the same convenient touchscreen controls ... , According to Tom Boldt for Fastec, “We believe ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 2015 Stent retriever thrombectomy, an endovascular ... the brain reduced disability after stroke, according to ... President of the Society of Vascular and Interventional ... giant step forward that will change the way ... said Jovin, who is associate professor of Neurology ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 PMG ... its 12th clinical research site: PMG Research of Christie ... operation of the clinical research department at Christie ... the Southeast to a second region within the United ... physician practice enhances PMG’s access to an additional 80,000 ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... Calif. , April 20, 2015  Ardelyx, ... company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, ... MRCP, has joined the Company,s Board of Directors. ... and board level experience, having built and led ... development, regulatory approval and into healthcare systems globally. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Fastec Imaging Releases the TS5-H High Definition High-Speed Camera 2Fastec Imaging Releases the TS5-H High Definition High-Speed Camera 3SVIN President Tudor Jovin, MD, Co-Leads Groundbreaking Stroke Study In The New England Journal Of Medicine 2SVIN President Tudor Jovin, MD, Co-Leads Groundbreaking Stroke Study In The New England Journal Of Medicine 3PMG Research Announces the Formation of its 12th Site in Champaign-Urbana, IL 2PMG Research Announces the Formation of its 12th Site in Champaign-Urbana, IL 3Ardelyx Appoints Dr. Annalisa Jenkins to Its Board of Directors 2Ardelyx Appoints Dr. Annalisa Jenkins to Its Board of Directors 3Ardelyx Appoints Dr. Annalisa Jenkins to Its Board of Directors 4
... DNA-Based Test Produces Decisive Result Within Minutes, ... Enigma Diagnostics,the life sciences company developing rapid ... has successfully completed a project,commissioned by the ... a rapid, point-of-care diagnostic system for screening ...
... Nov. 8 Kosan Biosciences,Incorporated (Nasdaq: KOSN ) today ... 30, 2007. Net loss for the quarter and nine ... or $0.26 per share and $0.46 per share,compared to a ... and,$0.76 per share, in the same periods last year. ...
... The Organizations Advocating Use of Hand ... Prevention and Protection, NORCROSS, Ga., Nov. 8 ... and the media continue,to report daily on recent school ... to this drug-resistant staph infection*. Even though,hand-washing is advocated ...
Cached Biology Technology:Enigma Diagnostics to Develop Clinical Diagnostics Platform for UK National Chlamydia Screening Programme 2Enigma Diagnostics to Develop Clinical Diagnostics Platform for UK National Chlamydia Screening Programme 3Kosan Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 2Kosan Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 3Kosan Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 4Kosan Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 5Kosan Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 6Kosan Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 7Soap and Water May not be Enough to Fight MRSA Superbug 2Soap and Water May not be Enough to Fight MRSA Superbug 3
(Date:4/13/2015)... YORK , April 13, 2015 ... by TechSci Research, "Global Biometrics Market Forecast & Opportunities, ... register a CAGR of around 14% till 2020. ... governments for large scale implementation and review of ... and launch of new products with greater efficiency, ...
(Date:4/10/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Security Competitive Profiles - NEC" report to their ... NEC will continue to supply a range of IT ... a company focus on the development of a Big ... opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region ...
(Date:4/8/2015)... 2015  Infinisource, a leading provider of SaaS-based Human ... a leading supplier of biometric identification and security ... most advanced biometrically-enabled time clock, the companies announced ... is setting a bold, new standard for the ... small and mid-size employer. When connected to the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Biometrics Market to Cross US$ 21 Billion by 2020: TechSci Research 2NEC Security Competitive Profile 2015 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3
... There,s a wobbly new biochemical structure in Burckhard Seelig,s ... what enzymes looked like billions of years ago, when ... they became ingredients for new and improved products, from ... fledgling enzyme by using directed evolution in the laboratory. ...
... , JUPITER, FL, January 30, 2013 It takes a ... synthesized, neuron structures altered. While some of these memory-building mechanisms ... that a unique group of molecules called microRNAs, known to ... more important role in memory formation than previously thought. ...
... School Team 1 won the Colorado High School Science Bowl ... Bowl in Washington D.C., Apr. 25-29, where they will compete ... 70 high schools. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ... to encourage high school students to explore math and science. ...
Cached Biology News:U. of Minn. researchers unveil first artificial enzyme created by evolution in a test tube 2Scientists uncover previously unknown mechanism of memory formation 2
Cells are grown in triple flasks, roller bottles, or NUNC Factory. Viability and growth curves are generated from a parallel representative culture....
... against a large variety of antigens. ... provided with personalized project proposals and ... by Covance remain exclusive property of ... project has four phases: immunization, fusion, ...
Standard and modified oligonucleotides up to 150 nt-long at any scale for broad applications. Price starts from 30p/base (10 nmole scale)....
... T7Select Packaging Extracts are optimized for maximum ... insert. The high efficiency extracts (> 109 ... to produce a library containing at least ... arms. The extracts are made from a ...
Biology Products: