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Exact Sciences halted ahead of FDA panel meeting for Cologuard

  • Exact Sciences' (EXAS) shares have been halted ahead of a meeting of an FDA committee to discuss the company's premarket approval application for its Cologuard screening test for colorectal cancer.
  • The panel is due to start the meeting at 8 am ET.
  • Trial results showed that compared with colonoscopy, the test is 92% sensitive for cancer stages I and II, and 69% for precancerous polyps containing high-grade dysplasia (highest cancer risk). (PR)
  • FDA briefing materials.
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  • jpmj4847
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    Yes, a closer step in early treatment of this deadly cancer. Go EXAS ! jpmj4847
    27 Mar 2014, 06:33 PM Reply Like
  • 6322651
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    I read an article about EXAS, in which the main points were: 1. the Cologuard screening test by EXAS was too costly compare to other test even it pass the FDA; 2.the presented test results were questionable; 3. unfair set up for claim of equity between for the insiders and the investors.
    28 Mar 2014, 03:47 AM Reply Like
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