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Invitrogen Herceptin candidate Dx launches

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Firm taps Biocare Medical to distribute its SPOT-Light HER2 test. The kit was PMA approved July 8 for use as an aid to assess which breast cancer patients might benefit from treatment with Genentech's Herceptin therapy (1"The Gray Sheet" July 14, 2008, p. 17). "Working with the Biocare sales force, we believe we will be able to more rapidly and efficiently deliver this critical diagnostic," Invitrogen said

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