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Eric Topol, J&J find potential use for CellSearch: predicting heart attacks
CellSearching the heart
Monday, April 16, 2012
Eight years after launching CellSearch to identify and count
circulating tumor cells, Johnson
& Johnson's Veridex LLC unit has new data showing the technology
may have the potential to predict heart attacks. Additional testing will be
required to figure out whether the findings can be developed into a test.
Veridex first launched
CellSearch in 2004 to identify and count circulating tumor epithelial cells
(CTCs) in blood samples from cancer patients. The in vitro diagnostic is
approved to predict progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS)
for patients with metastatic breast, colorectal and prostate cancers.
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