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Welttag der sexuellen Gesundheit. Bild: melitas

There are many more aspects to the topic of sexual health than are apparent at first glance. We want to use World Sexual Health Day as an opportunity to draw attention to cervical cancer, which develops from a sexually transmitted HPV infection. Definition of sexual health The World Health Organization (WHO) defines sexual health as […]

GynTect receives approval in China Jena, August 25, 2022 – The cervical cancer screening test GynTect is now available to physicians and patients in China, the world’s most populous country. The product is the first approved methylation test for triage of HPV-positive cases in China. GynTect was developed by oncgnostics GmbH and is already approved […]

Symbolbild: Frauengesundheit, Vulva- und Vaginalkrebs

There is still no targeted method for early detection of vulvar and vaginal cancer. This is despite the fact that an estimated 45,240 women worldwide were diagnosed with vulvar cancer in 2020, and more than 17,000 people even died from it. Vaginal cancer occurs slightly less frequently – with around 18,000 new cases and 8,000 […]

The new IVDR

The new IVDR (In-vitro Diagnostic Medical Device Regulation) has been in force since 26 May. As a result, numerous companies have had to adapt their approval processes and internal procedures. The new regulations also present oncgnostics with new challenges. For example, the molecular biological cancer tests now fall into the second highest risk level. This […]

Patient and Physician -PCR test detects cervical precancerous lesions

Jena, Germany, May 25th 2022 – May 28 marks the 35th International Day of Action for Women’s Health. One “female” disease that should no longer exist due to the availability of modern cancer-screening methods is cervical cancer. One step in the direction of abolishing this form of cancer has been taken by the German life […]

WHO empfiehlt einmalige HPV-Impfung (xrender/Shutterstock.com)

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends the one-dose HPV vaccination of girls and women up to 21 years of age instead of the current two-time vaccination. The WHO wants to increase the vaccination rate in the fight against cervical cancer. In principle, we welcome this plan, but we also have reservations regarding the new recommendation[1]. […]

EUROGIN2022-oncgnostics

The EUROGIN is THE event for our current application areas and most of the experts were in Düsseldorf. So were we! With four presentations oncgnostics participated in the scientific discourse at the International multidisciplinary HPV Congress. The congress was again a great opportunity for us to make new contacts, maintain existing partnerships and exchange ideas […]

The business magazine Capital selected Germany’s most innovative companies for the third time. Oncgnostics GmbH made it into the selection. The biotech company scored particularly well in the evaluation criterion of innovation areas. For the third time, Capital, together with the market research institute Statista, determined Germany’s most innovative companies. For this purpose, they brought […]

10 years ago a small, very motivated team founded the oncgnostics GmbH to improve cervical cancer screening. Since then, oncgnostics GmbH has been growing and with it the number of its employees. On the occasion of the anniversary, it is time to share the experiences of the employees of the biotech company. 10 years of […]

team of oncgnostics celebrates 10th anniversary

The company oncgnostics GmbH, founded in 2012, already launched its first product in 2015: the diagnostic test for cervical cancer “GynTect”. This is now sold in over ten countries in Europe and Asia. In addition, oncgnostics conducts research in the field of diagnostics for head and neck cancer. The company is growing steadily and has […]