Foundation Medicine

Personalized Cancer Care with FoundationOne CDx

The term “cure for cancer” is misleading as it implies there is one single problem that needs to be solved in order to eradicate all cancers. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are 5 main cancer groups which are further subdivided into more than 200 different types of cancer. There won’t be a single […]

Why is Foundation Medicine up +95%?

A Quick Overview of Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ:FMI) In a July 2013 article, we highlighted the proposed IPO of a cancer genomics company called Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ:FMI). Their flagship product, FoundationOne, provides a fully informative genomic profile obtained from a tumor sample which helps physicians make treatment decisions for patients with cancer. By identifying the molecular growth drivers of […]

Is Guardant Health a Threat to Foundation Medicine?

Sysmex Inostics and Apocell are companies that are looking to provide the ability to test for cancer via a simple blood test which is a promising potential market. Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ:FMI), is looking to address the emerging cancer genomics market by providing a service in which using a biopsy, Foundation can interrogate the entire coding sequence of 236 cancer-related genes. The […]

6 things to like about Foundation Medicine’s Proposed IPO

In an earlier article we discussed the June IPO of Nanostring, an oncology company using microfluidics to test for the risk of recurrence for breast cancer. Another interesting oncology company that filed for IPO on July 29th 2013 is Foundation Medicine.       Foundation Medicine is involved in cancer genomics, that is examining the genetic […]