LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - March 20, 2017) - ITUS Corporation ("ITUS") (NASDAQ: ITUS), a company using the power of the immune system to diagnose cancer, today announced that Dr. Ari Brooks, Director of the Integrated Breast Center at Pennsylvania Hospital and a researcher in the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer/about, has joined ITUS's early cancer detection biomarker study. The study will use patient blood samples from patients of Dr. Brooks and his colleagues to further the development of Cchek™, ITUS's early cancer detection platform.
"A non-invasive blood analysis that accurately detects solid tumors would be invaluable in our practice and in the fight against cancer. We are committed to improving the lives of our cancer patients and hope that our participating in the ITUS study will help make Cchek™ a reality," said Dr. Brooks.
ITUS funds, develops, acquires, and licenses emerging technologies in areas such as biotechnology. The Company 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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