IRVINE, California, and HERSTAL, BELGIUM – November 12, 2014 – MDxHealth SA (Euronext: MDXH), a leading molecular diagnostic company that develops and commercializes epigenetic tests to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients, today announced that CEO, Dr. Jan Groen, will present at the Canaccord Genuity Medical Technology & Diagnostics Forum, which is being held on November 20, 2014, at Westin Grand Central in New York. Dr. Jan Groen will make the Company’s presentation at 1:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time. The presentation will be posted under the investor tab of the MDxHealth website (https://mdxhealth.com/investors/shareholder-information) after the conference.
Over 975,000 American men are diagnosed with a negative prostate biopsy each year; however approximately 25-35% of those men receive false-negative results. Under the current standard of care, prostate biopsy procedures consisting of 10-12 needle biopsy cores only sample approximately 1% of a man’s prostate. This approach leaves men at risk of occult cancer, leading to a high rate of repeat biopsies, often on cancer-free men. There is an unmet medical need for a clinically effective diagnostic test to address this dilemma. ConfirmMDx for Prostate Cancer is able to detect an epigenetic field effect or ‘halo’ associated with the cancerization process at the DNA level. This “halo” around a cancer lesion can be present despite cells having a normal appearance under the microscope. Thus ConfirmMDx for Prostate Cancer aids urologists in identifying truly negative men who may forego an unnecessary repeat biopsy procedure.
MDxHealth is a leading molecular diagnostic company that develops and commercializes epigenetic tests to support cancer treatment. The company’s tests are based on proprietary gene methylation (epigenetics) technology and assist physicians with the diagnosis of cancer, prognosis of recurrence risk, and prediction of response to a specific therapy. For more information visit mdxhealth.com and follow us on Twitter at: twitter.com/mdxhealth.
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