Navigation Links
Use of MarginProbe® in DCIS Patients Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Date:12/8/2011

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of the MarginProbe pivotal study for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) were presented today during the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.  The results were presented by Dr. Susan K. Boolbol, Chief, Division of Breast Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York.  In patients with DCIS or ILC, adjunctive use of MarginProbe significantly improved surgical outcomes by increasing surgeons' ability to identify and immediately resect positive margins, reducing the number of patients requiring re-excision by 49% and 64% respectively.

"DCIS and ILC represent a particular challenge to the breast surgeon," said Dr. Boolbol.  "Current intraoperative techniques are sub-optimal, leading to re-excision rates as high as 40%, as reported in the literature.  These study results represent a tremendous opportunity for breast surgeons to improve the quality of care they offer their patients."

"These results further reinforce the evidence of MarginProbe's benefit in all disease types, including the most challenging DCIS and lobular cases.  These results mirror those seen in Germany in our post-market study," said Dan Levangie, CEO of Dune Medical Devices.  "Across multiple studies, in the U.S., Europe, and Israel, adjunctive use of MarginProbe has consistently led to a 50% reduction in the number of patients requiring re-excision surgery in all disease types."

About the MarginProbe System

The MarginProbe System enables real time detection of cancer at or near the surface of excised tissue specimens during surgery for breast cancer.  The simple and immediate assessment of the surgical margins allows surgeons to immediately excise additional tissue, potentially saving a second procedure.  The MarginProbe System is Dune's first commercial product and is commercially available in Europe.  The MarginProbe device is an investigational device in the U.S.

About Dune Medical Devices

Dune Medical Devices was founded in 2002 by Dr. Dan Hashimshony to realize the extraordinary medical potential of its proprietary tissue characterization technology.  Offering surgeons and radiologists the real time ability to identify cancerous tissues and react immediately, this technology holds the promise for a broad range of surgical and diagnostic applications. 

Dune Medical Devices is a privately held company financed by Apax Partners since 2004.  It has offices in the U.S., Israel, Germany and Switzerland.  For more information, please visit www.dunemedical.com   

Contact:
Michael Graffeo
Dune Medical Devices
Michael.graffeo@dunemedical.com 
(508) 620-2782


'/>"/>
SOURCE Dune Medical Devices
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. MarginProbe® Pivotal Study Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
2. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
3. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
4. Millennium Initiates Clinical Trial to EVOLVE the Treatment of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma
5. Allos Therapeutics Initiates Study of PDX in Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
6. Vion Pharmaceuticals Completes Accrual of 85 Patients to its Pivotal Phase II Trial of Cloretazine(R) (VNP40101M) in Elderly AML
7. Sixty-One Percent of Newly Diagnosed Parkinsons Disease Patients Do Not Receive Any Drug Treatment in the First Year of Diagnosis
8. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
9. Many Heart Attack Patients Dont Get Best Emergency Treatment
10. Video: Landmark Study in The Lancet: Patients Treated With Betaseron(R) After First MS Attack Experienced Significant Delay in MS Progression
11. Phase 2a Multi-Dose Study Initiated by MedImmune in Patients With Asthma to Further Expand Anti-Interleukin-9 Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/22/2017)... 22, 2017 Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... acquisition of Cynosure, Inc., a leader in medical aesthetics ... "We are pleased to complete our acquisition ... Michael Davin and the entire Cynosure team to ... medical aesthetics market," said Steve MacMillan , Hologic,s ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... -- TFS is pleased to announce the appointment of ... two global executive positions in Medical Affairs and Clinical Development. Dr. ... and will report to Dr. Montse Barceló , Chief Operating ... ... of medical and scientific expertise gained across leading biopharmaceutical companies and ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... 22, 2017  Levine Cancer Institute today launched ... designed to address lung cancer diagnosis, treatment and ... The mobile lung unit is the first-of-its-kind to ... treatment interventions through integrated mobile technology, traditional treatment ... barriers and a lack of public transportation are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... ... College basketball surges to its peak during the March Madness NCAA tournament, but ... to be foster parents. Through a televised spot, Coach Self is inviting adults to ... abuse, neglect and other family challenges. People who respond to Self’s call to community ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... ... HumanHaus is proud to announce the launch of its newest invention on crowdfunding ... invented, but our customers today are busy, energetic, multi-taskers that live in a smarter ... and retired that want to travel. The Sweep&Stand is a self-standing broom ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... ... NYC Chiropractor Dr. Steven Shoshany recently helped host a seminar at his cutting edge ... focused on a new protocol for treating pain. Dr. Shoshany is among the first ... the first seminar in the country was hosted at his Integrated Chiropractic Practice. ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... , ... March 22, 2017 , ... Sharon Kleyne is ... more than two decades ago to research evaporation of earth’s and the body’s water ... better health. Also the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Sharon Kleyne ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... March 22, 2017 , ... The International Association of ... specialists and other medical professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum ... iaedp Symposium at the Green Valley Resort in Las Vegas, March 22 - ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):