MBBP Client Allegro Diagnostics will begin marketing a “microarray-based test” for early-stage lung cancer. Allegro CEO Dan Rippy intends to offer a test called BronchoGen as a unique service through its clinical laboratory. BronchoGen is an 80-gene biomarker assay that can detect and rule out the presence of cancer cells. This screening will complement bronchoscopy, a procedure in which a clinician examines a patients airways with a scope in order to rule out the presence of cancer. Rippy hopes BronchoGen will be available by the end of 2010.
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