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Provista Diagnostics to Present New Clinical Data at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Symposium

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provista Diagnostics, Inc., a privately-held molecular diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing a new generation of proprietary blood-based diagnostic, prognostic and monitoring tests designed to address the unmet needs in women's cancer, such as breast and gynecologic cancers, today announced that two posters highlighting new clinical data will be presented at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Breast Cancer Symposium taking place September 25 - 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

The schedules for these poster sessions by Provista Diagnostics are as follows:

Poster Session A:

Friday, September 25, 2015: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM and 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

BOARD F3: Abstract 31

Provista 002 Prospective Randomized Trial Utilizing a Combinatorial Protein Biomarker Assay in conjunction with imaging to detect breast cancer from patients with imaging findings age 25-75.

Poster Session A:

Friday, September 25, 2015: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM and 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

BOARD E9: Abstract 27

Age-related variations: A retrospective analysis of 851 prospectively collected patient samples to determine the benefit of combining combinatorial protein biomarker assay for risk assessment in women with dense breast.

About Provista Diagnostics, Inc.

Provista Diagnostics is a privately held molecular diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing a new generation of proprietary blood-based diagnostic, prognostic and monitoring tests designed to address the unmet needs in women's cancer, such as breast and gynecologic cancers. Additionally, Provista offers companion diagnostic services to the life sciences industry. Provista Diagnostics' state-of-the-art, high complexity clinical laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to be compliant with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).

Additional information about Provista Diagnostics is available at: Provistadx.com.

Information about Provista Diagnostics' clinical trials is available at: www.clinicaltrials.gov.

About the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Breast Cancer Symposium

The Breast Cancer Symposium is a two-and-a-half-day educational forum filled with opportunities for oncologists and other members of the breast cancer care community to meet for discussion of both systemic and local-regional disease management in an intimate setting. The Symposium consists of educational sessions that highlight clinically relevant translational science that affects current breast cancer management.

For more information about ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium: breastcasym.org.

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Statements contained in this communication not relating to historical facts are forward-looking statements that are intended to fall within the safe harbor rule for such statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The information contained in the forward-looking statements is inherently uncertain, and Provista's actual results may differ materially due to a number of factors, many of which are beyond Provista's ability to predict or control, including among others, viability and effectiveness of our sales approach and overall marketing strategies, the outcome of development or regulatory review of our products, commercial success or acceptance by the medical community, competitive responses, our ability to raise additional capital, and the ability to successfully file a registration statement with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events to differ from the forward-looking statements. Provista operates in a highly competitive and rapidly changing business and regulatory environment, thus new or unforeseen risks may arise. Accordingly, investors should not place any reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. Except as is expressly required by the federal securities laws, Provista undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, changed circumstances or future events or for any other reason.

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CONTACT: David R. Holmes Provista Diagnostics, Inc. IR@ProvistaDx.com (212) 202-3170

Source:Provista Diagnostics, Inc.