MD Anderson Cancer Center Joins ITUS Early Cancer Detection Biomarker Study
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/07/16 -- ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) today announced that it has enrolled the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Hospital in southern New Jersey to be a part of its ongoing cancer biomarker study.
"MD Anderson is one of the most well respected names when it comes to cancer," said Dr. Amit Kumar, ITUS's Executive Chairman. "Patient blood samples provided by MD Anderson will assist us in achieving the critical mass that we need to further validate our technology and test benign conditions as we prepare to begin for discussions with regulators."
MD Anderson is world-renowned for developing and using frontline diagnostic technology that helps physicians pinpoint each patient's unique cancer and tailor treatment for the best possible outcome. Devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention, MD Anderson is one of the world's most respected names when it comes to cancer.
The Company is developing a platform called Cchek™, a series of non-invasive, blood tests for the early detection of solid tumor based cancers, which is based on the body's immunological response to the presence of a malignancy. Additional information is available at www.ITUScorp.com.
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Released December 7, 2016
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