Cancer Blood Tests

Guardant Health Stock: The Storm Before the Storm

Given today’s investor has such high expectations of growth it seems prudent to wait until after an earnings announcement before purchasing a stock. Likewise, checking in with a company right before earnings allows us to take an inventory of what’s happening prior to all the price action noise that typically takes place around earnings announcements. […]

What’s Up With Illumina’s Acquisition of GRAIL?

If you want to land a job at a top investment bank, there’s an expectation that you’ve read certain material. Even though prop trading desks have gone the way of the dodo, books like Liar’s Poker and Reminiscences of a Stock Operator are must-reads. So is the 592-page monster, Barbarians at the Gate, a glimpse […]

Why is Illumina’s Stock Price Falling?

Fewer than half of Americans own a passport. Some say that’s because their own backyard is such a big one. The half of our audience that hails from there may not be aware of what’s happening with global travel because they’re blissfully watching the stock market soar inexplicably. According to the World Tourism Barometer, international […]

Biodesix – A Lung Cancer Diagnostics Stock

One can’t help but wonder why the Americans are so worried about peanut allergies when 34 million of them use a product every day that slowly kills them. In the United States, cigarette smoking is linked to about 80% to 90% of lung cancer deaths. While we may not be able to pry someone’s cigarettes from their […]

Grail – A Pure-Play Stock For Cancer Blood Testing

Wasn’t even 48 hours ago that we were commenting on how one of Illumina’s big venture bets – Grail – didn’t seem to be doing much. And here we are today, poring over their S-1 filing as the Illumina-backed venture has just filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Since we’re long Guardant (GH) given […]

A Liquid Biopsy Stock That’s Going Places

The so-called “cure for cancer” isn’t one magical treatment that may or may not be secretly hidden from everyone as part of a vast conspiracy by big pharma. Today’s spray-and-pray approach to cancer treatment has varying degrees of success targeting the over 200 types of cancer, each instance of which is unique to the patient. […]

A Pure-Play Stock for Investing in Cancer Genomics

Saint Steve Jobs once said that the biggest innovations of the twenty-first century will be at the intersection of biology and technology. Look no further than next-generation sequencing (NGS) which now lets us read DNA, and artificial intelligence algorithms that help us understand DNA. If we think of a DNA strand as a 1.5-gigabyte chunk of computer […]

ArcherDX Promises Precision Oncology For All

Trying to monitor what’s happening in the disruptive technology space is a difficult task, especially in the broad area of life sciences. We try to keep tabs on any IPO which dabbles in any of the 60 disruptive technology themes we research here at Nanalyze. Usually, we’ll have come across a company prior to their […]

The Biggest Liquid Biopsy Company Files for IPO

We’re not sure about other countries out there, but here in ‘Murica “curing cancer” is kind of a big deal. Everyone seems to think that there’s some magical potion that cures cancer. Some people think the “cure for cancer” is being hidden by “big pharma” so they can make billions of dollars on cancer treatments. […]

Early Detection of Breast Cancer Cures Breast Cancer

There’s an overused phrase that’s been thrown around for decades and has now lost its meaning – “the cure for cancer“. That’s because nobody can agree on what that actually means. On one side, you have people who suggest that a cure for cancer has existed all along, but big pharma keeps it under the sheets […]