SOURCE: ITUS Corporation

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July 05, 2016 09:00 ET

Virtua Healthcare System Joins ITUS Early Cancer Detection Biomarker Study

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - July 05, 2016) - ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) today announced that it has enrolled Virtua Healthcare System, part of the Penn Medicine Virtua Cancer Program in Southern New Jersey, to be a part of its ongoing cancer biomarker study.

"The patient blood samples provided by Virtua will assist us in achieving the critical mass we are looking for across several types of solid tumors," said Dr. Amit Kumar, ITUS's Vice Chairman. "We recently visited with the oncology team at Virtua's state-of-the-art facilities, and we are looking forward to collaborating with Virtua on our cancer study."

The Penn Medicine Virtua Cancer Program is accredited by both the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. The Penn Medicine Virtua Cancer Program provides a full range of clinical oncology social work services to meet the psychological needs of cancer patients and their families.

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