SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anixa Biosciences, Inc. (ANIX), a biotechnology company focused on using the body's immune system to fight cancer, today announced that the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center (VAMC) located in Richmond, VA has joined its ongoing prostate cancer Cchek™ study. Study enrollment will be led by Dr. Michael G. Chang, Service Chief, within the Radiation Oncology Department.
"We are pleased to be working with Dr. Chang and the VAMC to further develop our artificial intelligence based prostate cancer diagnostic test," stated Dr. Amit Kumar, CEO of Anixa.
About Anixa Biosciences, Inc.
Anixa, a cancer-focused biotechnology company, is harnessing the body's immune system in the fight against cancer. Anixa is developing both diagnostics and therapeutics to detect cancer early, when it is most curable, and to treat those afflicted once diagnosed. It is developing the Cchek™ platform, a series of inexpensive non-invasive blood tests for the early detection of solid tumors, which is based on the body's immune response to the presence of a malignancy. It is also developing chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) based immuno-therapy drugs which genetically engineer a patient's own immune cells to fight cancer. Anixa also continually examines emerging technologies in complementary or related fields for further development and commercialization. Additional information is available at www.anixa.com.
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