NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Allegro Diagnostics has won up to $2.8 million in funding from the National Cancer Institute for clinical studies of its BronchoGen, a molecular diagnostic test for early-stage lung cancer.

The company said today that it will use the Phase I and II Fast Track Small Business Innovation Research funding for a study that will enroll up to 800 patients in 12 sites in the US.

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