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ANGLE chief highlights latest positive Parsortix data from USC

An American study has raised the prospect of a new UK-developed blood test taking the place of painful biopsies in metastatic breast cancer.

The University of Southern California (USC) Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has been working with the Parsortix device, developed by AIM-listed ANGLE PLC (LON:AGL), to harvest circulating tumour cells.

Andrew Newland, chief executive of ANGLE, tells Proactive Investors that USC found, using its Parsortix device, “instead of having an invasive operation to cut out cancer cells from the secondary cancer, which is the standard of care in the United States, they can have a simple blood test”.

He adds that the benefits of this new type of treatment include that it can be repeated as many times as necessary, it quickens the diagnosis stage of treatment, and Parsortix is much cheaper than the surgery option.

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