NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Phenomenome Discoveries has granted Polymedco Cancer Diagnostic Products a license to commercialize Phenomenome's mass spectrometry-based blood test for colorectal cancer in the US.

The test uses triple quadrupole mass spec technology to detect a deficiency in novel anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory metabolites in a blood sample, which Phenomenome said it has discovered occurs in nine out of 10 patients with colorectal cancer.

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