By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Positive data presented on Vermillion's OVA1 ovarian cancer test sent the company's stock up almost 27 percent in mid-afternoon trading today.

With less than two hours left to the trading day, Vermillion's shares were trading at $3.10 and went as high as $3.50 earlier in the day. More than 1.1 million shares traded hands, a greater-than-seven-fold increase from the three-month average daily volume of 152,623.

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