Urologist KOL Profiles Cxbladder
30th July 2019
Pacific Edge (NZX:PEB) and Life Science Ventures hosted a Urology Key Opinion Leader event in New York on 18th July, featuring internationally renowned urologist and USA Key Opinion Leader Dr. Sia Daneshmand: Associate Professor of Urology and Director of Urologic Oncology, Keck Medical Center - University of Southern California. A video of the presentation can be viewed HERE
Dr. Daneshmand discussed the current bladder cancer detection and management landscape, including accuracy and other issues associated with existing tests such as cystoscopy and urine cytology. Dr. Daneshmand believes that genomic biomarkers have the potential to improve detection and management of urothelial cancer providing improved outcomes for both patients, healthcare providers and payers alike.
Following the presentation, Pacific Edge provided an overview of Cxbladder, its inclusion in clinical guidelines in New Zealand and more recently in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines in the US as an approved clinical intervention for high risk patients being monitored for recurrence of UC.