FDA Panel Votes in Favor of Epigenomics' Colorectal Cancer Test with Concerns | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Epigenomics today announced that a US Food and Drug Administration panel voted in favor of the company’s Epi proColon colorectal cancer screening test but with concerns.

In a meeting held on Wednesday, the Molecular and Clinical Genetics Panel of FDA's Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted that the benefits of the test outweigh the risk for use in patients "who meet the criteria," Epigenomics said.

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