News & Events

Insight Genetics' Collaborator Publishes Article in Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada’s Annual Report Card on Cancer

by Insight Genetics
May 05, 2015

Insight Genetics’ collaborator from the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Dr. David Saltman, recently published an article that appears in Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada’s Annual Report Card on Cancer. Dr. Saltman emphasizes the role of multidisciplinary teams in providing pathologists a patient biopsy for biomarker testing. Utilizing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as a paradigm, the article highlights challenges associated with minimal biopsy material, and reviews currently available diagnostic assays for the detection of EGFR and ALK,. Including referencing the qPCR technology behind the Insight ALK Screen™, which is able to detect oncogenic ALK in cases of low tumor content in biopsy samples.