SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIX), a biotechnology company focused on harnessing the body's immune system in the fight against cancer, today announced that data from its ongoing studies utilizing Cchek™, its artificial intelligence (AI) driven early cancer detection technology will be displayed in a poster presentation at the Cell Symposia: Hallmarks of Cancer.
The symposium is being held in Seattle, WA, on November 17 – 19, 2019, and is designed to bridge multidisciplinary basic research, translational, and clinical perspectives to advance our understanding of key aspects of cancer biology. The program includes discussions on critical issues ranging from tumor cell plasticity, tumor microenvironment, to recent advances in immunotherapies, and personalized medicine.
Details for the poster presentation are as follows:
Title: Combining MDSC immunophenotyping with the HyperVOX computational technique: a usable input into pattern recognition neural networks for early detection of stage I/II breast cancer (BCa)
Authors: George A. Dominguez, Ph.D.; John Roop; Alex Polo; Anthony J. Campisi; Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, MD, Ph.D.; Amit Kumar, Ph.D.
Poster Number: P1.005
Location: Motif, Seattle; Emerald Ballroom
Date and Time: Monday, November 18, 2019 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT)
To receive a copy of the presentation, please email your request to [email protected] starting November 19, 2019 and include your name, title, and contact information.
Cchek™ is an early cancer detection technology, which measures a patient's immunological response to a malignancy by analyzing immune system cells in peripheral blood. The goal is to utilize the technology to determine a patient's cancer status from a simple blood draw, eliminating the need for a biopsy, which can be an expensive, painful and invasive procedure. Further, conventional methods using current cancer screening tests often lack accuracy and reliability. Anixa's orthogonal approach using flow cytometry coupled with artificial intelligence provides an alternative method with greater affordability, efficacy and efficiency. To date, Anixa has successfully used Cchek™ to detect the presence of 20 different cancers including lung, colon, breast and prostate. The robust cancer detection performance of Cchek™ makes it a platform from which multiple cancer diagnostic tests may be developed. The first such test, a prostate cancer confirmation test, is slated for commercial launch by the end of 2019.
About Anixa Biosciences, Inc.
Anixa is a publicly-traded biotechnology company focused on harnessing the body's immune system in the fight against cancer. Anixa's therapeutic portfolio includes a cancer vaccine technology focused on the immunization against α-Lactalbumin to prevent triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), as well as a cancer immunotherapy program which uses a novel type of CAR-T, known as chimeric endocrine receptor T-cell (CER-T) technology. The company's diagnostic portfolio consists of Cchek™, a liquid biopsy technology for early detection of solid tumors based on the body's immune response to the presence of a malignancy. Anixa continually examines emerging technologies in complementary fields for further development and commercialization. Additional information is available at www.anixa.com.
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