bioTheranostics To Present Data onCancerTYPE ID and Breast Cancer Index at 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting
Data from 11 studies demonstrate the clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of company’s molecular tests for cancer of unknown primary and breast cancer recurrence
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…May 29, 2013…SAN DIEGO…bioTheranostics, Inc., a leading provider of molecular diagnostic solutions for cancer, today announced that 11 data presentations will be released during the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting May 31–June 4, 2013, in Chicago. The studies highlight the clinical utility of the company’s CancerTYPE ID® assay and Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI), with results supporting the role of these molecular tests in individualized treatment programs for cancer patients.
bioTheranostics also will host an Industry Expert Theater educational presentation titled, “Demanding Certainty in Metastatic Cancer Diagnosis: The Clinical Impact of
CancerTYPE ID®,” June 2, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. The company’s products will be demonstrated at booth #23041.
“These studies are part of a large and growing body of clinical evidence demonstrating the positive impact our CancerTYPE ID and Breast Cancer Index molecular tests have on the management of cancer patients,” said Richard Ding, president and CEO of bioTheranostics. “The data provide key insights into the value of our molecular tests in influencing clinical decision making and impacting patient outcomes and healthcare costs, and we look forward to sharing and discussing the results during the 2013 ASCO meeting.”
The studies were conducted by researchers at leading institutions, including Linköping University (Sweden); Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; Massachusetts General Hospital; Sarah Cannon Research Institute; University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; University of Kentucky; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
CancerTYPE ID Posters & Abstracts
Breast Cancer Index Poster & Abstract
Abstracts for the 11 studies concerning bioTheranostics’ molecular tests can be accessed on the ASCO website.
bioTheranostics is the leading solution provider for metastatic cancer management, leveraging its unique expertise in expression profiling to develop a growing array of molecular diagnostic tests for cancer patients. The company operates a CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited diagnostic laboratory to perform its proprietary tests: the CancerTYPE ID® molecular classification test; PRÉCIS® Precision Medicine, which includes biomarker profiles for non-small cell lung and colorectal cancers, and other cancers; and
Breast Cancer IndexSM, which quantifies risk of recurrence of estrogen receptor-positive, lymph node-negative breast cancer. bioTheranostics, a bioMérieux company, is based in San Diego. For more information, visit www.biotheranostics.com.