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QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR), a life sciences company commercializing high-value cancer diagnostic tests and delivering laboratory services, announced that it signed an exclusive agreement with a new partner, Lab21, a global provider of diagnostic products and services, for the promotion, marketing and selling of its Previstage(TM) GCC Colorectal Cancer Staging Test in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Lab21 will offer the Previstage(TM) GCC test as part of its oncology testing services, and patient samples will be processed in DiagnoCure's U.S. clinical laboratory.
"This new partnership is a key initial step in reaching out to the European market. Lab21 is a leading provider of state-of-the-art diagnostics and world class customer service. This new avenue will support the global growth for our Previstage(TM) GCC Colorectal Cancer Staging Test," stated John C. Schafer, President and CEO of DiagnoCure.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Each year, 36,400 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.K. Of that number, about 9,600 will be considered free of metastases (stage I or II) following the surgery and may benefit from the more accurate staging offered by Previstage(TM) GCC.
Presentation at BioContact
On October 7th, John C. Schafer, President and CEO of DiagnoCure, will present an update of the Company's activities at BioContact 2009, a biopharmaceutical partnership symposium, held in Quebec City.
DiagnoCure (TSX: CUR) is a life sciences company commercializing high-value cancer diagnostic tests and delivering laboratory services that increase clinician and patient confidence in making critical treatment decisions. DiagnoCure Oncology Laboratories, a subsidiary of DiagnoCure Inc., launched in 2008 the Previstage(TM) GCC Colorectal Cancer Staging Test, the first GCC-ba
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