Biocare Medical Launches 7 Novel IVD Antibodies for Clinical Diagnostic and Cancer Research Applications with a Focus on Immuno-Oncology

February 13, 2020 – Biocare Medical, a leading provider of innovative, automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) reagents and instrumentation, announces the launch of seven novel IVD IHC antibody markers for clinical diagnostics and research applications.The most recent launch focuses on several immuno-oncology markers, critical in aiding early-stage cancer drug developments and patient treatment. Biocare re-developed a major […]

Biocare Medical Announces Launch of a New p16 INK4a IVD Monoclonal Antibody for use in Immunohistochemistry

New p16 INK4a [BC42] monoclonal antibody with exceptional sensitivity and specificity San Francisco, CA, September 3, 2019 – Biocare Medical, LLC, a leading provider of innovative, automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) instrumentation and reagents, announces the release of a new mouse monoclonal antibody, p16 INK4a, for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) use in the qualitative identification of the […]

CANCER AWARENESS – Colorectal Cancer Facts

Approximately 150,000 men and women in the United States are diagnosed with colorectal cancer annually, leading to an annual estimated 51,000 deaths.1 Colorectal cancers are the third-most common in the United States (excluding skin cancer), with about 8.1% of new cancer cases diagnosed, contributing to approximately 8.3% of cancer deaths yearly.1 Worldwide, colorectal cancers are […]

Cancer Awareness – Gallbladder Cancer Facts

Approximately 12,000 men and women in the United States are diagnosed with gallbladder cancer annually, leading to an annual estimated 4,000 deaths.1 Gallbladder and other biliary cancers are comparatively rare in the United States, with about 0.7% of new cancer cases classified as gallbladder, contributing approximately 0.6% of cancer deaths yearly.1 Worldwide, gallbladder and other […]

Beyond the HIER 30-Slide Barrier

Beyond the HIER 30-Slide Barrier The adoption of heat induced epitope retrieval, or HIER, as a standard enhancement technique for IHC has framed the use of IHC as a valuable tool for the examination of formalin fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue for the past few decades.1 The mechanical requirements of heat induced epitope retrieval protocols […]

BIOCARE MEDICAL UNVEILS THE VALENT® – THE FIRST EVER OPEN, FULLY AUTOMATED IVD STAINING PLATFORM

The VALENT, the Market’s Only Open, Fully Automated IVD Platform that Delivers Industry-Leading Throughput and Quality to Clinical, Pharmaceutical and Research Customers San Francisco, CA, January 24, 2019 – Biocare Medical, LLC, a leading provider of innovative, automated immunohistochemistry (IHC) instrumentation and reagents, announces the release of the VALENT IVD (in vitro diagnostic) automated staining […]

Cancer Awareness – Cervical Cancer Facts

Approximately 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually, leading to an annual estimated 4,000 deaths.1 Cervical cancers are comparatively rare in the United States, with about 0.8% of new cancer cases classified as cervical, contributing approximately 0.7% of cancer deaths yearly.1 Worldwide, cervical cancer is the fourth most frequently diagnosed […]

Heat-Induced Epitope Retrieval

Formalin has been used since 1893 as the standard fixative for tissue processing in histopathology.1 Due to formalin’s superior preservation of morphological detail, criteria for pathological diagnoses have been established through the observation of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue sections stained with hematoxylin and eosin. Although many other fixatives exist, none have supplanted formalin in general […]

Cancer Awareness – Early Detection and Tumors of Unknown Origin

Biocare Medical takes great pride in our promise of “Fighting Cancer, One Slide at a Time.” Our focus in the fight against cancer is realized through our high-quality immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in situ hybridization (ISH) reagents and instrumentation. Specifically, our sensitive and specific antibodies, molecular probes, and detection chemistries support early and accurate classification of […]

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