SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that data from a study of its precision cancer monitoring technology, conducted by MD Anderson Cancer Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will be presented during a poster session at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). An additional abstract, submitted by Filip Janku, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer, has been accepted for publication in 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings, a Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Poster Presentation Details
Title: Detection of BRAF mutations in urine and plasma cell-free DNA: Application to the diagnosis and management of histiocytic disorder patients.
Abstract Number: 127572
Date:Monday, June 2, 2014
Display Time:8 a.m. to 11 a.m. CDT
Display Location: S405
Poster Number: 1
Presentation Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. CDT
Presentation Order: 3
Published Abstract Details
Title: Longitudinal monitoring of BRAF V600E mutation in urinary cell-free DNA of patients with metastatic cancers
Lead Investigator: Filip Janku, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Abstract Number: 130132
About Trovagene, Inc.
Headquartered in San Diego, California, Trovagene is leveraging its proprietary technology for the detection and monitoring of cell-free DNA and RNA in urine. The company's technology detects and quantitates oncogene mutations in cancer patients for improved disease management. Trovagene's precision cancer monitoring platform is designed to provide important clinical information beyond the current standard of care, and is protected by significant intellectual property including multiple issued patents and pending patent applications globally.
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