SOURCE: ITUS Corporation

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May 16, 2017 13:38 ET

ITUS Corporation Successfully Completes $3.6 Million Public Offering

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2017) - ITUS Corporation ("ITUS") (NASDAQ:ITUS), a company using the power of the immune system to diagnose cancer, today announced that it has successfully completed its recently announced registered public offering of approximately 3.4 million shares of the company's common stock, generating gross proceeds of approximately $3.6 million. Dawson James Securities, Inc. acted as exclusive placement agent for the offering.

"The proceeds from this public offering, together with the recently completed rights offering, should provide the company with sufficient capital to pay off its indebtedness in full, achieve our next product development milestones, and fund ongoing operations for approximately the next year", said Robert Berman, ITUS's President and Chief Executive Officer. "The company is now well positioned to build shareholder value as we continue the development of our Cchek™ technology".

After deducting placement agent commissions and other estimated expenses, net proceeds to ITUS should be approximately $3.2 million. The Company intends to use the proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes including the payment of corporate debt, and continued work on its Cchek™ cancer detection platform.

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ITUS is developing a platform called Cchek™, a series of non-invasive, blood tests for the early detection of solid tumor based cancers, which is based on the body's immunological response to the presence of a malignancy. Additional information is available at www.ITUScorp.com.

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