Burning Rock to Release MRD Clinical Data on NSCLC and CRC at the Upcoming American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

GUANGZHOU, China, March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Burning Rock Biotech Limited (NASDAQ: BNR, the “Company” or “Burning Rock”) today announced that it will present MRD (molecular residual disease) clinical data on non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and colorectal cancer (CRC) at the following two sessions of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting on April 8, 2022:

  • 5916 - Tumor-informed patient-specific panel outperforms tumor-naïve and tumor-informed fixed panel for circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA)-based postoperative monitoring of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); and
  • 5917 - Patient-specific tumor-informed circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) analysis for postoperative monitoring of patients with stages I-III colorectal cancer (CRC).

“We are excited to present the first set of data on our proprietary MRD platform, using a personalized approach. This data we believe will demonstrate our products’ globally competitive performance in the baseline setting,” said Mr. Yusheng Han, CEO of Burning Rock, “We look forward to working with leading oncologists to build additional clinical evidence on MRD in China through future baseline as well as interventional studies, across multiple solid tumors."

More information on the presentations can be found at the official AACR website at https://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/10517/presentation/17915 and https://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/10517/presentation/17916.

About Burning Rock

Burning Rock Biotech Limited (NASDAQ: BNR), whose mission is to guard life via science, focuses on the application of next generation sequencing (NGS) technology in the field of precision oncology. Its business consists of 1) NGS-based therapy selection testing for late-stage cancer patients, 2) Global pharmaceutical services on biomarker detection and companion diagnostics developing, and 3) NGS-based cancer early detection, which has moved beyond proof-of-concept R&D into the clinical validation stage.

For more information about Burning Rock, please visit: ir.brbiotech.com.

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