Cancer Blood Tests

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 […]

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 […]

Are Veritone and ITUS Corp. AI Pump and Dumps?

All of you old school tech investors out there will remember the boom in “nanotechnology stocks” that took place around 2003 when G. Dubya announced the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act. People started flocking to Nanalyze to figure out which “nano stocks” to invest in, and we coined the phrase “nano in the name” […]

Angle – A Liquid Biopsy Stock on Sale After Brexit

Everyone’s probably had a chance to digest the recent black swan event which saw Britain leave the EU and while that may have rocked world markets, it also makes UK assets more affordable due to the falling pound. We’ve talked before about liquid biopsy cancer tests which are essentially just ways to detect cancer in blood […]