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Biocept, Inc. Schedules Webcast and Conference Call for Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biocept, Inc. (Nasdaq:BIOC), a molecular oncology diagnostics company specializing in biomarker analysis of cell-free circulating tumor DNA (cfDNA) and circulating tumor cells (CTCs), today announced that the Company will issue its financial results for the third quarter of 2014 on Thursday, November 13, 2014, after the close of the market, and will hold a conference call on this day at 4:30 p.m. ET to discuss the financial results and provide a company update.

The conference call will be hosted by Michael Nall, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Bill Kachioff, Chief Financial Officer. The conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-877-407-4018 for domestic callers and 1-201-689-8471 for international callers. The conference ID number for both is 13591824. A live webcast of the conference call will also be available on the investor relations page of the Company's corporate website at www.biocept.com.

After the live webcast, the event will remain archived on Biocept's website for one year. In addition, a telephonic replay of the call will be available until November 20, 2014. The replay dial-in numbers are 1-877-870-5176 for domestic callers and 1-858-384-5517 for international callers. Please use event passcode 13591824.

About Biocept, Inc.

Biocept, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, California, is a commercial-stage oncology diagnostics company focused on providing information on patients' tumors to physicians using its proprietary technology platform to help improve individual patient treatment. Biocept has developed proprietary technology platforms for capture and analysis of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) utilizing a standard blood sample to provide physicians with important prognostic and predictive information to enhance individual treatment of their patients with cancer. Biocept currently offers its OncoCEE-BRTM test for breast cancer and plans to introduce tests for lung, colorectal, prostate and other solid tumors based on its proprietary technology platforms.

Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer Statement

This release contains forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations or beliefs, as well as a number of assumptions about future events. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements and the assumptions upon which they are based are reasonable, Biocept can give no assurance that such expectations and assumptions will prove to have been correct. Forward-looking statements are generally identifiable by the use of words like "may," "will," "should," "could," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "believe," "intend," or "project" or the negative of these words or other variations on these words or comparable terminology. To the extent that statements in this release are not strictly historical (including, without limitation, statements as to the strength of the Company's patents and its technology leadership, the Company's expansion of the geographic area in which it serves patients, and the Company's ability to introduce additional tests for new indications), such statements are forward-looking, and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The reader is cautioned not to put undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, as these statements are subject to numerous risk factors as set forth in Biocept's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including without limitation the Company's need to grow its business and operations, the Company's need for capital, and the effects of reimbursement limitations and other health care statutory and regulatory initiatives. The effects of such risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this release. Readers are advised to review the Company's filings with the SEC, which can be accessed at the SEC's website located at www.sec.gov.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: The Ruth Group David Burke Tel: 646-536-7009 dburke@theruthgroup.comSource:Biocept, Inc.