ISFIYA, Israel, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Check-Cap Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHEK, CHEKW), a clinical stage medical diagnostics company, today announced upcoming presentations evaluating the Company’s ingestible capsule for preparation-free, colorectal cancer screening.
Presentations will take place at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting taking place October 14-19, in Las Vegas and the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEG) taking place October 15-19, in Vienna:
- (Video Abstract #V9): “A Preparation-Free X-Ray Imaging Capsule for Colon Cancer Screening”, Seth A. Gross, M.D., Associate Professor and Chief of Gastroenterology at Tisch Hospital, NYU Langone Medical Center; Monday Oct. 17, 4:45 p.m. PT – 6:00 p.m. PT; Venetian Ballroom D
- (Poster # P0208): “A Novel Preparation-Free X-Ray Imaging Capsule for Colon Cancer Screening: Correlation between Capsule and Colonoscopic Clinical Findings”, Nadir Arber, M.D., Director of the Integrated Cancer Prevention Center (ICPC) at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center; Monday Oct. 17, 12:30 p.m. CET – 1:30 p.m. CET; Hall X5: Terminal 2
Check-Cap is a clinical-stage medical diagnostics company developing the world’s first ingestible capsule system for preparation-free, less-invasive colorectal cancer screening.
The capsule utilizes innovative ultra-low dose X-ray and wireless communication technologies to scan the inside of the colon as it moves naturally, while the patient follows his or her normal daily routine. After passage, the system generates a 3D map of the inner surface of the colon which enables detection of polyps and cancer. Designed to increase the willingness of individuals to participate in recommended colorectal cancer screening, the Check-Cap system addresses many frequently-cited barriers, including laxative bowel preparation, invasiveness, and sedation. The Check-Cap system is currently not cleared for marketing in any jurisdiction.
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