08 May 2019 | News
The study will be conducted under the supervision of Professor Chen Jin-Shing in the Department of Surgery of National Taiwan University
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US based VolitionRx Limited has announced that it has added to its extensive clinical trial programme with the execution of a contract under the previously announced Memorandum of Understanding, to conduct its first large-scale lung cancer study in conjunction with the prestigious National Taiwan University (NTU).
The study will be conducted under the supervision of Professor Chen Jin-Shing in the Department of Surgery of NTU and will include 1,200 subjects receiving Low-Dose Computed Tomography scans, including 1,000 with lung cancer.
Volition recently announced preliminary results from two proof of concept studies utilising its first optimized product-grade assay:
Volition has also recently executed a nonbinding Memorandum of Understanding with Shanghai Fosun Long March Medical Science Co., Ltd. with the shared intention to enter into a binding agreement and to conduct three small-scale clinical trials in China. One of the trials is in lung cancer, and the others are in colorectal cancer and ovarian cancer, with preliminary data expected in 2019.