Catching Up with Guardant CEO Helmy Eltoukhy

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As evidence accumulates that liquid biopsy is effective in diagnosing and treating cancer patients, Guardant Health CEO Helmy Eltoukhy reflects on its rapidly evolving role in precision oncology and barriers to adoption.

The recent, virtual annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held May 29-May 31, highlighted the status of clinical data supporting liquid biopsy testing’s use in mainstream oncology care. Companies, led by Guardant Health Inc., are aiming to replace tissue-based genotyping with blood-based genotyping in a variety of indications. The technology is already gaining ground as an effective tool in therapy selection and clinical trial enrollment, as evidenced by the growing interest in Guardant’s Guardant360.


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