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SpectraScience Acquires Luma Imaging Corporation
Date:11/8/2007

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectraScience, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SCIE.OB) announced today that it has acquired all of the shares of Luma Imaging Corporation.

Luma(TM) has developed and received FDA approval for an optical non-invasive diagnostic imaging system that is proven to more effectively detect cervical cancer precursors than using conventional means alone (i.e., colposcopy). The Company's LUMA(TM) Cervical Imaging System utilizes a single-use disposable probe and requires little additional training as it leverages clinicians' existing skill sets. When used as an adjunct to colposcopy, LUMA(TM) detects significantly more high-grade cervical cancer precursors than colposcopy alone. Clinical trials comprised of over 3,000 women have demonstrated LUMA(TM)'s ability to detect over 25% more atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance and low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASCUS/LSIL) cancer cell precursors than colposcopy alone. These findings often show up as mild abnormalities on Pap tests. LUMA(TM) received FDA approval as an adjunct to colposcopy in March 2006.

The acquisition was accounted for as an exchange of the shares of both companies and includes substantial inventory and the worldwide application for 51 patents, 28 of which have issued, with a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on two additional applications and 21 patents that are pending.

SpectraScience has developed a multi-patented and proprietary WavSTAT(TM) Optical Biopsy System that is used by physicians to diagnose tissue to determine if it is normal, pre-cancerous, or cancerous within seconds. The WavSTAT(TM) System is currently approved by the FDA for use in detecting pre-cancer and cancer in the colon. A new application for detecting pre- cancers in the throat, sometimes called Barrett's esophagus, is being tested in a clinical trial. Cancer of the esophagus is more than 90% fatal and may develop as a r
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