Navigation Links
Ipsogen Launches a New Test to Determine Tumor HER2 Status and Guide Herceptin(R) Prescription in Breast Cancer
Date:11/24/2008

MARSEILLE, France, November 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IPSOGEN SA (Marseille, France and New Haven, CT, USA), a cancer profiler that markets molecular diagnostic assays for leukemia and breast cancer announced today the European launch of MapQuant Dx(TM) HER2 test. Developped on the MapQuant Dx(TM) microarray diagnostic platform, MapQuant Dx(TM) HER2 accurately measures a set of HER2-amplified genes that correlate with HER2 protein expression. This new HER2 test provides reliable, intelligible and decisive information for pathologists, oncologists and patients.

"MapQuant(TM) Dx HER2 is the second test to be developped on our MapQuant Dx(TM) platform, after the Genomic Grade launched by Ipsogen earlier this year. Thanks to our experience in molecular diagnostics and to multiple research collaborations, we will keep delivering innovative tests at an accelarated pace." says Dr. Jean-Marc Le Doussal, Director of the Breast Cancer Program at Ipsogen.

Commenting on its experience with Ipsogen, Pr. Francois Bertucci, Medical Oncologist at Institut Paoli Calmettes Cancer Center in Marseille adds: "I was very pleased to collaborate with Ipsogen in rapidly and efficiently moving from our research findings to a market-ready diagnostic test. As a translational researcher, I believe that MapQuant Dx(TM) is a comprehensive "plug & play" solution, making research rapidly available to patients".

About MapQuant Dx(TM) HER2

Clinical Rationale

The amplification of the HER2-region of chromosome 17 results in the constitutive overexpression of the HER2 oncogene protein and fuels uncontroled tumor growth in approximately 15 to 30% of breast tumors. HER2 is considered today as a predictive marker for clinical benefit from trastuzumab, or Herceptin(R), a monoclonal antibody directed against the HER2 protein, in both primary and metastatic tumors. However current testing methods are inaccur
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Ipsogen Announces Three Studies at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting Extending the Utility of the Genomic Grade Index for Predicting Response to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer
2. Isogen Launches Major New Facility to Address Global Biopharma Demand
3. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase 1A Trials of its Insulin Suppository
4. Photos: NIH Launches New Web Site for Parents on Medical Research Studies for Children
5. Video: Sirion Therapeutics Launches Durezol for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain
6. Xalieve(TM) Gains Momentum as Calabar AB Launches a Phase II Repeated Dose Study in Dry Mouth Patients
7. Good Samaritan Hospital Launches High Risk Breast Cancer Program at Good Samaritan North Health Center
8. Coapt Systems Launches FDA Cleared Novielle Voice (TM) for Restoration of Voice Loss
9. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Launches GLP1-Analog Program, Based on its Proprietary Drug Delivery Platform
10. Agendia Launches TargetPrint(R) for Breast Cancer Patients
11. Aon eSolutions Launches Clinical Trials Module
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... New York , September 30, 2014 ... - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth and ... is expected to be worth USD 20.8 billion in ... billion in 2017, growing at a CAGR of 7.3% ... fundamental elements needed for various health purposes, especially to ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Sept. 30, 2014   Decision Resources Group ... data, anemic chronic kidney disease non-dialysis (CKD-ND) patients ... (ESA) medication. In addition, one-year persistency is similar ... Other key findings from the report entitled ... of Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents in Late Stage Chronic ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... SAN DIEGO , 30. September ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130430/LA01948LOGO ... ein Medizintechnikunternehmen, das ein minimal-invasives 3D-Herzkammer-Bildgebungs- ... der Ursachen entwickelt, die zu komplexen ... aufrechterhalten, hat den Abschluss einer zusätzlichen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 2Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 3Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 4Persistency is Low for Late-Stage Anemic CKD Non-Dialysis Patients Treated with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents 2Persistency is Low for Late-Stage Anemic CKD Non-Dialysis Patients Treated with Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents 3Acutus Medical, Inc. schließt zusätzliche Finanzierungsrunde Serie B über 26,2 Mio. USD ab, um Portfolio-Erweiterung zu finanzieren 2Acutus Medical, Inc. schließt zusätzliche Finanzierungsrunde Serie B über 26,2 Mio. USD ab, um Portfolio-Erweiterung zu finanzieren 3
... (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ) announced ... second fiscal quarter 2011 earnings conference call on Wednesday, April ... a press release detailing the quarter,s earnings after the market ... of the conference call, along with related slides, will be ...
... and HOUSTON, April 13, 2011 BD (Becton, Dickinson ... Management Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. ... to recycle medical sharps waste from hospitals and other ... ecoFinity™ Life Cycle Solution, an innovative service that will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BD and Waste Management Launch Initiative to Recycle Medical Sharps 2BD and Waste Management Launch Initiative to Recycle Medical Sharps 3BD and Waste Management Launch Initiative to Recycle Medical Sharps 4
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014(BRONX, NY)Medications are the leading cause of allergy-related sudden ... death certificates from 1999 to 2010, conducted by researchers ... Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University . ... of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , also found that ... high among older people and African-Americans and that such ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Fat Burning Kitchen , the latest diet guide ... that is helping people learn the truth about so-called health ... in less than 24 hours has caught the attention of ... culture that is becoming so obsessed with diets and weight ... fact and fiction when it comes to health foods, eating ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... For most families, fall means back-to-school pictures ... or annual festival. For millions of children, fall also ... respiratory infection Enterovirus D68. , While symptoms mimic ... – especially children with weakened immune systems – can ... is prompting hospitals across the country to enact visitor ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... A group of Americans is headed to a ... left unchecked, could create a catastrophic, global pandemic. No, it’s ... John Rogers, the Executive Director the Eugene Bell Foundation and ... disease most think mankind conquered long ago: tuberculosis. , “Tuberculosis, ... on the comeback in several countries - what’s especially disconcerting ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare should cover low-dose computed ... for the disease, a coalition of more than 60 ... includes the Lung Cancer Alliance, the Society of Thoracic ... Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, made ... U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Comprehensive Study of allergic deaths in US finds medications are main culprit 2Health News:Fat Burning Kitchen: Review Exposes Mike Geary’s 24-Hour Diet Transformation for Helping the Body Burn Fat Through a Natural Diet 2Health News:Fat Burning Kitchen: Review Exposes Mike Geary’s 24-Hour Diet Transformation for Helping the Body Burn Fat Through a Natural Diet 3Health News:As Hospitals Combat Enterovirus Outbreaks, Patients and Families Turn to “Virtual Visits” with CaringBridge 2Health News:US Delegation Heads to North Korea to Combat Tuberculosis Epidemic 2Health News:Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening 2
... Goldring, a 61-year-old woman who gradually lost her eyesight to ... to create// a "seeing machine" that will enable her and ... ,The idea was born when Ms Goldring was examined ... read a word for the first time in a few ...
... anti-quota stir as they prayed to God to bless ... elite educational institutions, with wisdom. ,Junior doctors ... and Government Medical College went to Mansa Devi shrine ... give "wisdom" to those at the helm of affairs, ...
... of people having HIV/AIDS as well as tuberculosis in ... ,Launching the National TB/HIV Policy and Communication ... Health Services said that the integration of both diseases ... probably the reason TB is the leading cause of ...
... who undergo lung transplants suffer from rejection of ... have found that inhaled anti-rejection drug, cyclosporine significantly ... The study results were presented at the American ... the same study that previously found that inhaled ...
... novel study has revealed that the proton pump ... maintaining normal gastric acid levels// in those patients ... (IGH). ,Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES), a rare ... development of a tumor or tumors that secrete ...
... thought that, people who actually face tough times in life, ... a startling study has revealed exactly// the contrary. A finding ... are the ones who are vulnerable to deception rather than ... study in the University's School of Psychology found that rather ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Inhaled Cyclosporine Results In Rejection Free Survival among Lung Transplant Patients 2Health News:Is Nexium? beneficial for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome? 2Health News:Take it if you can - Tough Times in Life Churn out Greenhorns 2Health News:Take it if you can - Tough Times in Life Churn out Greenhorns 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: