Colorectal Cancer Dx Firm Novigenix Looks to Expand Market for Blood Test in Switzerland, Europe | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Having recently published a multi-center clinical validation study of its blood test for early detection of colorectal cancer, Swiss molecular diagnostics firm Novigenix is now looking to expand the market for the assay in its home country and throughout the rest of Europe over the next year.

Novigenix's assay, called Colox, is unique in that it combines a 29-gene host immune response panel with a pair of tumor-derived protein biomarkers to detect not only early-stage colorectal cancer, but also large adenomatous polyps that can be precursors to cancer.

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