Navigation Links
A new non-invasive cancer test expands laboratory.
Date:6/26/2014

West Lafayette, Indiana June 26, 2014- Cancer is rarely black and white, and it's no small matter no matter how small, but a new discovery in the field of cancer screenings has come to light that signals a shift to an earlier, more certain and specific cancer diagnosis.

That discovery is called the ENOX2 protein, and now, with its more readily available testing, it just might have the power to shift how we identify cancer for good.

What is ENOX2?

The ENOX2 protein species resides inside the blood and is unique only to malignant cancer cells. These proteins serve as highly sensitive markers for early detection in both primary and recurrent cancer. These findings are based on research documented in Morre' and Morre', ECTO-NOX Proteins, Springer New York, 2013, Print.

Beyond even this discovery, another aspect that makes the ENOX2 protein unique is its ability to identify 27 forms of cancer at their earliest possible development. That means it has the potential to detect cancer before other cancer screening tests on the market today and can also be used as a non-invasive follow-up option to a high PSA, suspicious mammogram, suspicious PET scan, etc.

How do doctors test for the ENOX2 protein?

The test that coincides with the marker of ENOX2 is called the ONCOblot Test. The ONCOblot Test is a simple blood test, using western blot analysis, that takes a blood sample that will then be sent for evaluation at the recently expanded ONCOblot Laboratory to determine presence of the ENOX2 protein.

If the cancer diagnosis is positive, the ONCOblot Test has the ability to indicate what specific organ site the ENOX2 protein was found in, and deliver patients the results that afford them more time, and targeted treatment options.

What this means for the future

The discovery of this ENOX2 protein, and its implications for the future of cancer screening, provide a hopeful outlook for true cancer elimination. With the ENOX2 protein and the ONCOblot Test, new roads are now paved for more minimally invasive tests, reduced time and money, and more options when it comes to battling a disease that shouldn't be given such power over the lives of many.


'/>"/>

Contact: Rebecca Davis
info@oncoblotlabs.com
972-510-7773
ONCOblot Labs
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Non-invasive treatment for children with obstructive sleep apnea suggested by Ben-Gurion University study
2. Non-invasive diagnostic imaging costs to Medicare Part B down significantly since 2006
3. Illy Trieste Science Prize: Yuk Ming Dennis Lo awarded for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis
4. NHS should replace traditional autopsies with non-invasive alternative
5. Researchers develop non-invasive technique for predicting patients response to chemotherapy
6. Non-invasive mapping helps to localize language centers before brain surgery
7. Sidelined By Plantar Fasciitis? Try a New Solution: J Wedge Offers Inexpensive, Non-Invasive Relief for Foot Pain Sufferers
8. iHeal Launched as Non-Invasive Healing Treatment
9. Cranbrook, BC Aesthetic Dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Williams Introduces Veneers for Dramatic, Non-Invasive Smile Makeovers
10. Molecular Imaging, Inc. Announces New Webinar: Advancing Discovery and Development of Biologics Through Non-Invasive Biodistribution Imaging
11. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Issues Warning Against Non-Invasive Bargain Procedures
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... The Federal Laboratory Consortium ... . The site houses a wealth of federal resources that businesses can leverage ... called technology transfer (T2). As a network of over 300 federal laboratories, the ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... A man who has struggled to quit smoking, a man ... , was determined to find solutions to his problems – and he did. Now Nabat, ... is ready to introduce his breakthrough inventions to the world and better people's lives. His ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... The Bell Agency, a full ... beneficiary of their ongoing community enrichment program. The current campaign fundraises for Angels ... are now being accepted at: http://www.angelsanddoves.com/donate.html . , Angels & Doves was ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... frequently. While a significant number of women and men with eating disorders report ... itself, that best predicts the development of an eating disorder. , At ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to a product from ... a cluster of melanin when exposed to sunlight. Although most moles are benign and ... embarrassment. Historically, mole removal has involved a painful, often expensive visit to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/8/2016)... , Feb. 8, 2016  Sangamo BioSciences, ... therapeutic genome editing, announced that the U.S. Food ... Investigational New Drug (IND) application for SB-318, a ... therapy for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I (MPS I). The ... Sangamo to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical study ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... February 8, 2016 ... published by Allied Market Research titled, "World ... Forecasts, 2014-2020", estimates the world synthetic biology market ... and sequencing technology segment would continue to lead ... tools segment, collectively, held around half of the ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , 8. Februar 2016  LivaNova, ... heute eine Infografik mit dem Titel „Epilepsy ... Welt), mit der der Krankheit gegenüber ein ... dazu ermutigen soll, Medikamentenresistenz bei Epilepsie auf ... allgemeinen Diskussion zu machen. Mithilfe der neuen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: