NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Diagnostics firm OncoCyte said today that it has raised $5.74 million through the cash exercise of 1,766,923 common stock purchase warrants by certain warrant holders.

OncoCyte President and CEO William Annet said in a statement that the proceeds will help advance the development of the firm's novel liquid biopsy diagnostics for lung and breast cancer and prepare for the launch of its lung cancer diagnostic in the second half of 2017.

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