Radient Pharmaceuticals' Onko-Sure® Cancer Test Available Through NeoloMed BioSciences
Product News Aug 16, 2011
Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation has announced it has signed a lab partner agreement with New Jersey-based diagnostics laboratory, NeoloMed BioSciences Inc.
Onko-Sure® is a non-invasive cancer blood test which has received FDA clearance for colorectal cancer monitoring during treatment and for post-treatment recurrence monitoring.
Onko-Sure® has also received regulatory approval outside of the US as a general cancer tumor marker, as well as for lung cancer detection, treatment and recurrence monitoring.
Within the next two weeks, NeoloMed BioSciences will begin offering Radient's Onko-Sure® cancer test to its networks of physicians' offices and hospitals in its region including New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland.
NeoloMed BioSciences is a CLIA certified and CAP accredited, consultative clinical testing laboratory. The lab's services range from routine patient testing with a focus on oncology-related indications, to more specialized testing.
NeoloMed BioSicences' customers include physicians and their patients, hospitals and managed care plans, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and contract clinical research organizations.
NeoloMed BioSciences has been offering flow cytometry, karyotype, and FISH analysis oncology tests. Onko-Sure® is the first cancer blood test that NeoloMed will integrate into its oncology diagnostics offerings.
NeoloMed's CEO, Dr. Faribouz Payvandi, commented, "We have been looking to expand our menu of oncology diagnostics that provide valuable information for doctors and their patients. Onko-Sure® is the first blood test we've chosen to offer. Backed by compelling published clinical data and FDA clearance, we believe it will provide a very beneficial new diagnostic tool for doctors tracking disease treatment and recurrence for their colorectal cancer patients."
"Our goal is to significantly expand the availability of Onko-Sure® throughout the US and to work with regional and national diagnostics labs in doing so. We are pleased to work with NeoloMed BioSciences, which is focused in oncology diagnostics and serves a region in which we seek greater market penetration," stated Radient Chairman and CEO, Mr. Douglas MacLellan.