Leading US Market Analysis and Research Firm Ranked AnPac Bio Globally Number One in Multi-Cancer Screening and Detection Test Volume
Philadelphia, PA, January 25, 2022 – AnPac Bio-Medical Science Co., Ltd. (“AnPac Bio,” the “Company” or “we”) (ANPC), a biotechnology company with operations in the United States and China focused on early cancer screening and detection, announced today that Frost & Sullivan Company (“Sullivan”), a leading and well-known US market analysis and research firm has ranked AnPac Bio globally as number one in worldwide multiple cancer screening and detection volume in a recent research report (based on data accumulated through the end of 2020), which included next generation cancer screening and detection technologies, including circulating tumor cells (CTCs), circulating-DNA (CT-DNA), exosome, cancer differentiation analysis (CDA), mRNA, and other emerging technologies. Specifically, for next generation cancer screening and detection, the Sullivan research report ranked AnPac Bio globally as number one in total volume of multi-cancer screening and detection, with 216,600 detection tests, while GRAIL Company was ranked globally number two with 135,100 detection tests. In the category of volume of commercial multi-cancer tests (for next generation cancer screening and detection), AnPac Bio was ranked global number one as well with 172,900 detection tests.
Since 2010, AnPac Bio has been a thought leader, major innovator, and champion of multi-cancer testing. The Company has made significant contributions to the ideas, technology development and practice in this field, as recorded and evidenced by its multiple patent filings going back over ten years, announcement in 2014 with the successful development and launch of a novel technology capable of detecting 16 types of cancer diseases, and publications of four technical papers at 2015 ASCO meeting.
Dr. Chris Yu, CEO and Chairman of AnPac Bio commented: “We are very pleased with this significant global number one ranking, which signifies AnPac Bio as a global leader and the most accepted player in the field of multi-cancer screening and detection. The increasing volume in multi-cancer screening and detection indicates that our multi-cancer vision is clearly winning. We are even more excited by the progress in our multi-cancer screening platform and that more and more experts and customers are embracing this novel and great idea. We will work very hard to ensure that our multi-cancer screening and detection technology will continue to be adopted by the population and will save millions of lives.”
About AnPac Bio
AnPac Bio is a biotechnology company focused on early cancer screening and detection, with 150 issued patents as of September 30, 2021. With two certified clinical laboratories in China and one CLIA and CAP accredited clinical laboratory in the United States, AnPac Bio performs a suite of cancer screening and detection tests, including CDA (Cancer Differentiation Analysis), bio-chemical, immunological, and genomics tests. According to Frost & Sullivan, AnPac Bio is number one in total volume of multi-cancer screening and detection, with 216,600 detection tests. AnPac Bio’s CDA technology platform has been shown in retrospective validation studies to be able to detect the risk of over 20 different cancer types with high sensitivity and specificity.
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