Check-Cap Announces Acceptance of Late Breaking Clinical Performance Abstract at United European Gastroenterology Week 2017
ISFIYA, Israel and BOSTON, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-Cap Ltd. (the "Company" or "Check-Cap") (NASDAQ: CHEK, CHEKW), a clinical-stage medical diagnostics company engaged in the development of C-Scan®, an ingestible capsule for preparation-free, colorectal cancer screening, today announced the acceptance of an abstract entitled "Clinical Performance of a Novel X-ray Based Imaging Capsule for Colonic Screening" for oral presentation at the late breaking session during United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week 2017, taking place in Barcelona, Spain from October 28 – November 1.
The following abstract will be presented:
Lecture: CLINICAL PERFORMANCE OF A NOVEL X-RAY BASED IMAGING CAPSULE FOR COLONIC SCREENING
Session: Malignant and premalignant lesions: Detection, diagnosis and monitoring
Session Type: Late Breaking Abstracts
Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
Time: 15:45 - 17:15
Session room: Room A3
UEG, or United European Gastroenterology, is a professional non-profit organisation combining all the leading European societies concerned with digestive diseases. Together, its member societies represent over 22,000 specialists, working across medicine, surgery, paediatrics, gastrointestinal oncology and endoscopy. This makes UEG the most comprehensive organisation of its kind in the world, and a unique platform for collaboration and the exchange of knowledge.
Check-Cap is a clinical-stage medical diagnostics company developing C-Scan®, the first capsule-based system for preparation-free colorectal cancer screening.
Utilizing innovative ultra-low dose X-ray and wireless communication technologies, the capsule generates information on the contours of the inside of the colon as it passes naturally. This information is used to create a 3D map of the colon, which allows physicians to look for polyps and other abnormalities. Designed to improve the patient experience and increase the willingness of individuals to participate in recommended colorectal cancer screening, C-Scan removes many frequently-cited barriers, such as laxative bowel preparation, invasiveness and sedation. The C-Scan system is currently not cleared for marketing in any jurisdiction.
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