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Epic Sciences to Present New Data at AACR 2019 Demonstrating Expansion of Functional Cell Profiling Technology into New Indications including Breast, Lung and Prostate Cancer

SAN DIEGO – March 21, 2019 – Epic Sciences, Inc. announced today that new data will be presented at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, March 29 to April 4, 2019. The data from multiple studies and indications demonstrate the feasibility of Epic’s Functional Cell Profiling (FCP) technology to predict patients’ response to cancer immunotherapies and drugs that target DNA damage repair pathways.


Epic Sciences Announces Completion of New York State Licensure to Provide the Oncotype DX AR-V7 Nucleus Detect Test for Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer in New York State

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 20, 2019 -- Epic Sciences, Inc. (Epic) announced today that the New York State Department of Health has completed licensure to provide the Oncotype DX® AR-V7 Nucleus Detect™ test for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The Oncotype DX AR-V7 Nucleus Detect test helps determine which patients may benefit from androgen receptor signaling inhibitor (ARSi) therapy and which may benefit from chemotherapy. The Oncotype DX AR-V7 Nucleus Detect test is a circulating tumor cell (CTC)-based, liquid biopsy test that is commercially available in the United States through Epic's partnership with Genomic Health.


Large Prospective Trial Validates Detection of AR-V7 Biomarker Using Epic Sciences’ Platform to Predict Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer

New data from the PROPHECY trial, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, demonstrate that detection of AR-V7 in circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in blood is predictive of whether men with mCRPC have become resistant to androgen-receptor signaling (ARS) inhibitors and have a low chance of benefit from further ARS therapy.


Epic Sciences to Present at ASCO-GU 2019 New Data Demonstrating Utility of Liquid Biopsy to Optimize Drug Development

Epic Sciences, Inc. (Epic) announced today the presentation of four posters at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO-GU), held in San Francisco on February 14-16, 2019.


Epic Sciences to Present Data at SABCS 2018

Epic Sciences, Inc. (Epic) announced today that they will be presenting new data on inter- and intra-patient phenotypic heterogeneity and the use of HER2 and AR expression in metastatic breast cancer circulating tumor cells at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) from December 4 - 8 in San Antonio, TX.


Epic Sciences Joins Forces with Canadian Consortium of Investigators to Predict Late Recurrence of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Epic Sciences is collaborating with four major breast cancer centers on a clinical trial to determine if Epic’s blood test can be used to predict which women, who have already been treated for localized breast cancer, are at risk of late recurrence of metastatic breast cancer.


Medicare Establishes Final Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for Use of the Oncotype DX® AR-V7 Nucleus Detect™ Test in Patients with Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer, Effective December 10

Medicare coverage supports clinical utility of the Oncotype DX AR-V7 Nucleus Detect test, providing 25,000 Medicare patients with coverage.