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A Breast Cancer Test That Saves Lives
Date:11/3/2009

hology of breast cancer. The individual test results, along with a brief patient-specific medical profile, are processed through a proprietary data analysis procedure to generate a single numeric value called the BT Score, which is indicative of the presence or absence of breast cancer.

"The BT Test was designed to provide healthcare providers with another 'tool in their toolbox' that can be used as a complement with current imaging technologies in the fight to detect this devastating disease as early as possible," said William J. Gartner, CEO and President of Provista. "For Dr. Sweeten's patient, the BT Test played a role in detecting her breast cancer and we are proud of that."

The BT Test is currently available in 41 states, 27 of which are considered direct-to-consumer states where a physician's prescription is not required. The BT Test can be ordered through a women's primary healthcare provider or online. Once the sample is collected and tested, the results are sent to the patient and/or their designated primary care physician. A complete list of local Phoenix area providers is also available on the Provista Web site: www.provistals.com. To find out more about the BT Test and how it can be ordered visit their Web site or call 602-224-5500

About Provista Life Sciences

Provista Life Sciences is a biotechnology diagnostic development and commercialization organization that provides the scientific and operating management resources to rapidly advance the development and introduction of novel diagnostic technologies into the domestic and global marketplace. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.ProvistaLS.com or call 602-224-5500

Dr. Keri Sweeten, M.D. - Understanding Women

Dr. Sweeten founded "Understanding Women" in 2003, a practice dedicated to giving women a single place to receive their m
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