Gritstone bio Partners with Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) on the ctDNA to Monitor Treatment Response (ctMoniTR) Project
“ctDNA represents a highly promising biomarker that could transform the way we develop novel cancer immunotherapies,” said
Through the ctMoniTR Project, Gritstone and other partners contribute data and collaborate with Friends to help develop data-driven evidence of how ctDNA can inform treatment decisions, support drug development, and inform regulatory decision-making. To date, Friends and its partners have collected data from more than 25 studies representing over 3,000 cancer patients, 16 additional treatments, and several cancer types.
“The use of ctDNA as a tool to predict clinical outcomes with novel forms of immunotherapy is accelerating at a rapid pace, and the data emerging from this growing field point to ctDNA potentially serving as a more precise and accurate predictor of outcomes than current radiology-based measures,” added
For more information on the ctMoniTR Project, visit: https://friendsofcancerresearch.org/ctdna/.
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