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PCL Alverno Laboratories Launches Blood Test to Aid in the Early Detection of Lung Cancer
Date:3/19/2013

considering a population with 2% prevalence of lung cancer (20 lung cancers per thousand).

Currently, numerous leading academic institutions, as well as more than 2,000 physicians throughout the United States are offering the test. A prospective audit of clinical data from the first 1,600 patients tested by EarlyCDT-Lung validates its utility to detect early-stage lung cancer and its overall performance, click here. Additionally, the Scottish government is conducting a 10,000-patient randomized clinical trial to validate the economic benefit of the test in screening high-risk patients, click here.

Patient blood samples sent to PCL ALVERNO will be analyzed at Oncimmune’s CLIA-certified laboratory located in De Soto, Kansas.

About PCL ALVERNO

PCL Alverno is a full service, community based medical laboratory performing over 750 tests in both clinical and anatomic pathology.

PCL Alverno's innovative, state-of-the-art laboratory is the only free-standing, local reference lab in its service area. PCL Alverno offers the convenience and personal customer service of a local laboratory with the sophistication of a large reference laboratory.

Our team of onsite pathologists, along with our excellent staff, are committed to serve you. PCL Alverno's pathologists are part of the pathology practice of Pathology Consultants, Inc. PCL Alverno is located at 2434 Interstate Plaza Drive, Hammond, IN 46324. You can reach us at 800-937-5521

About Oncimmune

Oncimmune is a privately funded company located in Nottingham, UK with US headquarters and a CLIA laboratory located just outside of Kansas City. The company launched a proprie
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