NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cynvenio Biosystems announced today that it has launched a pilot surveillance study with South Korea's ATGen Global to evaluate a new method for the early detection of cancer recurrence in triple-negative breast cancer patients. Cynvenio's ClearID test will be combined with ATGen's NK Vue blood test to detect cancer recurrence in women who have previously been treated for triple-negative breast cancer and show no radiographic signs of metastases.

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