Based on the results of a study presented this week at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting, Celera said it is "expediting" commercialization of its mass spectometry-based lung cancer test.

Specifically, the company has assembled a panel of six protein biomarkers with the ability to detect non-small cell lung cancer in patients with 94 percent sensitivity and 93 percent specificity.

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