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New data presented at ESGO showcases clinical relevance of SOPHiA DDM Dx HRD solution

The CE-IVD certified application further assists in clinical decisions related to advanced ovarian cancer patients

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ESGO 2022 Poster Presentation

image: Clinical relevance evaluation of a novel homologous recombination deficiency CE-IVD decentralized solution that identifies ovarian cancer patients that could potentially benefit from PARP-inhibitors. view more 

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BOSTON, United States and LAUSANNE, Switzerland – November 2, 2022 – SOPHiA GENETICS (Nasdaq: SOPH), a cloud-native software company in the healthcare space, debuted new data at the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) Congress as part of a poster (#PA-065) presented by Prof. Alexandre Harlé of the Institut de Cancérologie de Lorraine, France. The results show an evaluation of Homologous Recombination (HRD) detection supported by a deep learning algorithm in a clinical cohort of ovarian cancer patients treated with a PARP inhibitor.* The new evaluation data show the clinical utility of the SOPHiA DDM™ Dx HRD Solution for accurate HRD testing.

The deep learning-based solution expands identification possibilities for HRD-positive ovarian cancer patients that could potentially benefit from first-line maintenance therapy with PARP inhibitors. In a single workflow, the SOPHiA DDM™ Dx HRD Solution can evaluate the causes and the consequences of HRD, which is a complex biomarker with predictive value in ovarian cancer. Approximately half of all newly diagnosed patients with advanced ovarian cancer have HRD-positive tumors.

The clinical relevance of the SOPHiA DDM™ Dx HRD Solution presented at ESGO was evaluated in a multicenter study using a sub-set of ovarian cancer samples[1]. The results demonstrate that median progression-free survival (PFS) was improved in PARPi-treated patients with HRD-positive status as detected by the SOPHiA DDMTM Dx HRD Solution*. The information presented at ESGO can be found at this page.

The SOPHiA DDM™ Dx HRD Solution is CE-IVD certified, enabling it to inform diagnostic purposes in the European Union and other markets recognizing this certification.

SOPHiA GENETICS empowers medical institutions to implement a decentralized testing approach for ovarian cancer management. Rather than having to send tests to larger laboratories, they can simplify and expedite the process in-house, allowing them to retain ownership of the data analyzed, in a cost-effective, timely and reliable manner to potentially allow for better therapy decisions.

*Interim results based on retrospective correlation findings outside the context of a clinical trial

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SOPHiA GENETICS (Nasdaq: SOPH) is a software company dedicated to establishing the practice of data-driven medicine as the standard of care and for life sciences research. It is the creator of the SOPHiA DDM™ Platform, a cloud-native platform capable of analyzing data and generating insights from complex multimodal data sets and different diagnostic modalities. The SOPHiA DDM™ Platform and related solutions, products and services are currently used by a broad network of hospital, laboratory, and biopharma institutions globally. For more information, visit SOPHiAGENETICS.COM, or connect on TwitterLinkedInFacebook, and Instagram. Where others see data, we see answers.


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[1] PAOLA-1 number, NCT02477644. Ray-Coquard I, Pautier P, Pignata S, et al. N Engl J Med. 2019;381(25):2416-2428. 

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