PreMD Files Provisional Patent Application Describing a New Method of Quantifying Cancer Biomarkers
- May help avoid incorrect Breast Cancer diagnosis and management
“With the news earlier this year of breast cancer patients being incorrectly diagnosed and treated based on erroneous interpretation of immunohistochemistry tests it immediately came to our minds that our existing intellectual property and expertise in colour measurement may be useful in improving this critical situation. Today I am pleased to say that we have made significant headway in developing this concept and have submitted a provisional patent application that may be used to improve the scoring of immunohistochemical reactions resulting in more accurate and cost-effective determination of test results” said Dr.
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PreMD Inc. is a leader in predictive medicine, dedicated to developing rapid, non-invasive tests for the early detection of life-threatening diseases. PreMD’s cardiovascular products include PREVU* POC and PREVU* LT, both non-invasive skin cholesterol tests. The Company’s cancer tests include ColorectAlert(TM), LungAlert(TM) and a breast cancer test. PreMD’s head office is located in
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