bladder cancer

The company's validation studies demonstrate that the assay has a 99 percent negative predictive value, which it believes will persuade physicians of its value.

Neon Therapeutics is sponsoring a Phase Ib trial of neoantigen-based vaccines in combination with anti-PD-1 treatment in melanoma, lung cancer, and bladder cancer.

The test, which detects DNA methylation markers, is being developed as an alternative to invasive cystoscopy, the current standard of care.

Researchers identified rises and declines in disease risk that appeared to coincide with the proportion of ancestry from Mapuche and Aymara populations.

The firm said in an SEC document that it may from time to time offer common stock, preferred stock, warrants, and overallotment purchase rights and units. 

The firm's Cxbladder Monitor test was shown to have a high negative predictive value compared to other commercially available urine diagnostic tests for bladder cancer.

The Ventana PD-L1 assay was approved as a complementary diagnostic for bladder cancer patients being considered for treatment with the immunotherapy Imfinzi. 

In an AMP Global presentation, Danish Cancer Society Research Center scientists used the test to study urine samples from individuals who developed bladder cancer up to 15 years later.

The firm is now launching the test in Europe, supported by results from a multicenter prospective study showing high sensitivity in detecting bladder cancer.

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