Israeli lab develops blood test to detect breast cancer

US-based company with R&D branch near Jerusalem invents new technology to identify tumors rapidly, accurately and without radiation

Yifa Yaakov
The Times of Israel

A Miami-based medical technology company with an R&D subsidiary in Moshav Ora, near Jerusalem, has developed an easy, non-invasive method to detect breast cancer early on – using a simple blood test.

In its laboratories near the capital, Eventus Diagnostics (EventusDx) has developed what it describes as an accurate, cost-effective, immune system-based means of detecting the presence of cancer in the breast tissue.

The Octava tests, which measure cancer-specific antibodies produced by the immune system in response to the growth of tumors, can be used to quickly diagnose breast cancer and identify false negative mammogram results…


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