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Pittsburgh Business Times: Value of Precision’s Test Show, featuring Dr. Thomas Krivak, gynecologic oncology

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

A cancer test developed in Pittsburgh is proving its value.

Dr. Thomas Krivak, director of clinical research in gynecologic oncology at West Penn Allegheny Health System, found that a test developed by Precision Therapeutics Inc. can show who will mostly likely not respond to platinum-based chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, a standard approach in treating the disease. More important, test results can be available before treatment begins.

To read more, visit the Pittsburgh Business Times website.

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