Trovagene Announces Clinical Data Presentation for Its Oncogene Mutation Monitoring Platform at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that clinical data from a study using the company's cancer monitoring platform for the detection and longitudinal monitoring of BRAF V600E mutations will be the subject of a late-breaking poster presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.
Title: Droplet digital PCR detection and longitudinal monitoring of BRAF mutations in cell-free urinary DNA of patients with metastatic cancers or Erdheim-Chester disease
Presenter: Filip Janku, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Date: Tuesday, April 8
Time: 8 a.m. to Noon PDT
Location: Hall A-E; Poster Section 39
Abstract Number: LB-170
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 diagnostic platform provides important clinical information beyond the current standard of care, and is protected by significant intellectual property including multiple issued patents and pending applications globally.
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