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Press Releases

03.30.2018

Epic Sciences and Genomic Health Announce Favorable Draft Local Coverage Determination (LCD) on Medicare Coverage for Use of the Oncotype DX® AR-V7 Nucleus Detect™ Test in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Medicare Draft Coverage Supports Clinical Utility of the Oncotype DX AR-V7 Nucleus Detect Test, Providing 25,000 Medicare Patients with Coverage Once LCD Is Finalized

01.04.2018

Epic Sciences to Present at the 2nd Annual CTIC Capital Cross-Border China-US Healthcare Investment Summit.

Epic Sciences is one of six select companies chosen to present

11.30.2017

Epic Sciences launches metastatic breast cancer circulating tumor cell panel.

Epic Sciences, Inc. announces the release of its breast cancer single-cell profiling panel. The Epic breast cancer panel is the most comprehensive breast cancer biomarker panel available for characterization of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) within a blood sample.

11.02.2017

Epic Sciences launches single-cell microsatellite and chromosomal instability genomic analysis.

New capability identifies sub-clonal tumor microsatellite instability in metastatic cancers to understand patient selection for PD-1 inhibitors, PARP inhibitors and combination therapies.

10.13.2017

Liquid biopsy test identifies androgen receptor protein expression in circulating tumor cells in women with metastatic breast cancer.

Epic Sciences along with researchers at the MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDA) have recently published their findings on androgen receptor (AR) protein expression in circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in patients with metastatic breast cancer in PLOS One. The publication, the most comprehensive today in characterizing the AR protein in CTCs of patients with breast cancer, identifies subclonal heterogeneity of AR protein.

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In the News

07.07.2016

Genomic Health to market Epic Sciences’ AR-V7 liquid biopsy test.

New York, GenomeWeb — Genomic Health and Epic Sciences today announced that they have signed an exclusive agreement under which Genomic Health will commercialize Epic Sciences' AR-V7 liquid biopsy test in the United States.

07.06.2016

Test aids prostate cancer treatment.

New York, Wall Street Journal — Genomic Health Inc. has struck a deal to commercialize a new blood test that can help advanced prostate cancer patients decide whether to try costly new-generation drugs or rely on much cheaper traditional chemotherapy to improve their chances for survival.

06.14.2016

Guest Commentary: Back to cancer’s drawing board.

By Murali Prahalad of Epic Sciences — A curious problem arises for each new precision oncology therapeutic with a companion diagnostic: Many predicted responders exhibit primary resistance.

06.09.2016

Epic Sciences' circulating tumor cell prostate cancer test shows promise in new JAMA study.

Chicago, GenomeWeb — A new study by researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has demonstrated the predictive power of an AR-V7 protein expression test using Epic Sciences' non-EPCAM-based circulating tumor cell detection platform, which could help guide treatment decisions for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

01.28.2016

Epic, Avera ink deal to use liquid biopsy platform in clinical studies.

New York, GenomeWeb — Epic Sciences and Avera Medical announced today that they have signed a deal under which the healthcare network will use the company's circulating tumor cell (CTC)-detection and -analysis platform in upcoming clinical studies of precision cancer therapies.

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