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Lucid Diagnostics Announces Multiple Presentations at the Upcoming Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2024 Conference

Lucid and collaborators will present data on three studies on EsoGuard® esophageal precancer testing and one on a new genetic classifier of esophageal neoplasia

NEW YORK, March 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucid Diagnostics Inc. (Nasdaq: LUCD) ("Lucid" or the "Company") a commercial-stage, cancer prevention medical diagnostics company, and majority-owned subsidiary of PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM, PAVMZ) ( "PAVmed"), today announced that four abstracts related to its groundbreaking technologies, including its EsoGuard® Esophageal DNA Test, have been accepted for presentation by it and its collaborators at this year's Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Annual Meeting 2024—the world's premier meeting for digestive disease professionals.

"We are excited that our technologies will be prominently featured in multiple presentations at this year's DDW conference," said Suman Verma, M.D., Ph.D., Lucid Senior Vice President, and Chief Scientific Officer. "The data from these studies build on the strong, expanding clinical evidence base for EsoGuard testing to detect esophageal precancer and introduce a new genetic classifier with the potential to serve as a marker of progression from early esophageal precancer to late precancer or cancer."

Dr. Verma will present two abstracts entitled:

  • Detection of Barrett's Esophagus using Nonendoscopic Methylated Vimentin and CCNA1 Biomarker Testing in a Screening Population Based on ACG Guidelines; and
  • Genetic Classifier to Differentiate Late Stage Barrett's Esophagus (HGD) and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma (EAC) from Early-Stage Disease (NDBE & LGD).

Collaborators from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will present two additional abstracts entitled:

  • Nonendoscopic Detection of Barrett's Esophagus in Patients without GERD Symptoms; and
  • Assessment of Patient Attitudes Towards Non-Endoscopic Barrett's Esophagus Screening.

DDW 2024 will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., May 18 to 24, 2024. Details on the time and location of the presentations will be provided prior to the conference.

About Lucid Diagnostics

Lucid Diagnostics Inc. is a commercial-stage medical diagnostics company focused on cancer prevention, and subsidiary of PAVmed Inc. (Nasdaq: PAVM). Lucid is focused on the millions of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as chronic heartburn, who are at risk of developing esophageal precancer and cancer. Lucid's EsoGuard® Esophageal DNA Test, performed on samples collected in a brief, noninvasive office procedure with its EsoCheck Esophageal Cell Collection Device, is the first and only commercially available diagnostic test capable of serving as a widespread screening tool for at-risk patients to mitigate the risks of cancer and cancer deaths through early detection of esophageal precancer.

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