Vermillion Releases Data from 494-Patient Study Supporting OVA1 | GenomeWeb

Vermillion this week released data from a new prospective, multi-center clinical study on its ovarian cancer diagnostic OVA1 that the company said "confirms and extends" previous studies supporting use of the test.

The 494-patient study, called OVA500, was conducted by Robert Bristow, director of gynecological oncology services at University of California, Irvine, Healthcare, and found that OVA1 identified ovarian cancer in women with an adnexal mass with sensitivity of 96 percent and specificity of 51 percent.

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