NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK cancer biomarker firm Abcodia today announced a collaboration with the Austrian Institute of Technology to validate biomarkers for the early detection of lung and colorectal cancers.

Accessing a longitudinal collection of serum samples derived from a population cohort involved in the United Kingdom Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS), Abcodia and AIT will design longitudinal studies to validate panels of biomarkers.

UKCTOCS is a randomized controlled trial for assessing the effect of screening on mortality.

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