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Saladax Biomedical, Inc. Enters Agreement with Kaan Medikal for Distribution of My5-FU in Turkey
Date:8/8/2011

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saladax Biomedical, Inc., a privately held company developing and commercializing novel diagnostic assays to achieve the promise of personalized medicine for new and existing therapeutics, announced today that Kaan Medikal will serve as the exclusive distributor of Saladax's My5-FU diagnostic test throughout the Turkish market.

My5-FU measures levels of 5-flourouracil (5-FU), a widely used chemotherapy drug used in conjunction with other drugs in first-line therapy for colorectal cancer and other solid tumors.  The assay technology enables oncologists to determine the optimal dose of 5-FU for each individual patient, thereby increasing the effectiveness of the drug and lessening the risk of severe toxicity and side effects.  My5-FU is the first of Saladax's innovative dose management tests commercially available.

"Kaan Medikal is an ideal partner for Saladax as we continue to expand the distribution and marketing of My5-FU in the European Union and other significant markets," said Adrienne Choma, Esq., vice president, marketing and sales of Saladax.  "Interest in Turkey for My5-FU is strong, and we expect that Kaan Medikal's market leadership in diagnostic testing and excellent reputation for quality will enable significant opportunities for growth, which will translate into improved care for patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment for colorectal and other solid tumor cancers."

Fatih Ordu, general manager of Kaan Medikal, stated, "We are delighted to be working with Saladax to market My5-FU in Turkey.  We're confident that Saladax's innovative diagnostic test will allow physicians in our country to better monitor and provide more accurate treatment to their patients."

About Saladax Biomedical, Inc.

Saladax Biomedical develops and commercializes novel diagnostic assays to achieve the promise of personalized medicine through dose management and companion diagnostic products for existing and new therapeutics.  The Company's dose management technology enables physicians to optimize drug dosing to meet individual patient needs, leading to improved response and quality of life.  The Company's 15 MyCare™ dose management assays are comprised of proprietary, automated and cost-effective in vitro diagnostic tests, with a principal focus in oncology.  The first MyCare assay available is for one of the most common anticancer drugs, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU).  This assay is sold by Saladax in Europe as a CE-marked product and will be distributed in Japan by FALCO biosystems.  In the United States, Myriad Genetics provides testing for 5-FU through a license from Saladax.  Saladax also works with pharmaceutical companies to develop companion diagnostics to provide important clinical information to assist in developing and administering new and existing compounds.  For more information, visit www.saladax.com, or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Saladax.

Saladax Biomedical, Inc.
Adrienne Choma, Esq.
VP Marketing & Sales
achoma@saladax.com

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