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Dec 27, 2007

Panacea Pharmaceuticals' Lung Cancer Diagnostic Test, LC Detect,

December 18, 2007 - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Panacea Pharmaceuticals' lung cancer diagnostic test, LC Detectsm, has been named one of Time Magazine's Ten Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2007. LC Detectsm is a simple blood test to facilitate the identification of lung cancer, even among individuals with early-stage disease... LC Detectsm measures levels of human aspartyl (asparaginyl) &#beta;-hydroxylase (HAAH), a cancer molecular marker, in blood. HAAH has been detected by immunohistochemical staining in a broad range of cancers, including lung cancer, and has been shown to be highly specific and absent in adjacent non-affected tissue as well as tissue from cancer-free individuals... Panacea's Press Release -