An investigational microarray test that measures miRNA expression patterns to detect the presence of cancer and distinguish between cancers has yielded promising preliminary data, according to CombiMatrix.

The company presented data at the Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference in San Francisco last week that showed that its so-called Comprehensive Cancer Array can detect "dramatically different" miRNA expression patterns in the blood of patients with Stage 1 to Stage 4 cancer compared to those who were cancer-free.

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