Castle Biosciences reports study results from DecisionDx-EC multi-analyte test for esophageal cancer

Castle Biosciences Inc. today announced study results from its proprietary multi-analyte test DecisionDx-EC, which is designed to determine which patients with esophageal cancer are likely to respond or not respond to standard pre-surgical chemoradiation therapy. The results were reviewed in a poster presentation at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The data demonstrate thebiomarker test’s ability to accurately identify two types of patients: those who are likely to respond to pre-surgical chemoradiation therapy (CTRT) and should continue to receive the standard therapy; and those unlikely to respond to CTRT and could instead move rapidly to surgery or other more effective therapies.Continue reading