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DiagnoCure's GCC marker for the staging of colorectal cancer discussed at the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
Date:7/2/2008

ine. Currently up to 25 - 30 percent of patients with no histopathologically-positive lymph nodes (stage I and II cancers) later return with recurrent disease, presumably through occult metastases that have escaped detection. Most of these patients do not receive additional treatment such as chemotherapy. Previstage(TM) GCC aims to provide clinicians with a significantly more sensitive tool for staging a patient with colorectal cancer.

Clinical data from a 5-year prospective clinical study supported the potential importance of the GCC test in improving the staging of colorectal cancer patients. This study was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. The study has been completed and the Company's collaborators at Thomas Jefferson University will be presenting the results of the study at major medical conferences later this year.

About DiagnoCure

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 is currently preparing to launch the Previstage(TM) GCC Colorectal Cancer Staging Test, the first GCC-based molecular test for the management of colorectal cancer. In 2003, the Company entered into a strategic alliance with Gen-Probe (NASDAQ: GPRO) for the development and commercialization of a second-generation test for PCA3, DiagnoCure's proprietary molecular marker highly specific to prostate cancer. The test is now available through laboratories in the U.S. using PCA3 analyte specific reagents (ASR) from Gen-Probe, in Europe as the CE-marked PROGENSA(TM) PCA3 in vitro assay, and in Canada. In addition to its own research, the Company intends to acqu
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