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2020 was a challenging year – also for our company. Nevertheless, we look back on successful achievements. GynTect® convinces in test comparison In November, the journal Clinical Epigenetics published a comparative study on cervical cancer diagnostics tests. Two tests based on epigenetic markers, oncgnostics’ GynTect® and QIAGEN’s QIAsure, were tested on a selection of patient […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) sees an increasing HPV vaccination worldwide as a great opportunity in the fight against various types of cancer. At the organization’s annual meeting, WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared that he wanted to use the HPV vaccine more widely. The aim is to act against the globally increasing cases of […]

Almost half of mankind owns this organ and every human life starts in it: the uterus. At the latest, with the first menstruation every woman becomes aware of her own uterus. But how exactly does the female reproductive organ look and what functions does it fulfil? The uterus is one of the female internal reproductive […]

Abnormal results in Cervical Cancer Screening may trigger symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Oncgnostics GmbH draws attention to this on the annual World Mental Health Day on 10 October and points out that conspicuous Pap test results and/or positive HPV tests have a negative effect on the psyche of the women concerned. The company, which […]

Experience reports from women who are in family planning, but for whom a conspicuous finding was made during cancer screening, are often characterised by uncertainty and frustration. After a joint appeal with anti-cancer activist Myriam von M., many women told us their stories. Some of them experienced high-risk pregnancies or even miscarriages after a conisation. […]

During the first days of March, Dr. Alfred Hansel took a close look at the healthcare system of Cuba. The Managing Director of oncgnostics GmbH participated in the Cuban-German Healthtech Summit in Havana. Cervical cancer and its early detection is a big issue in Cuba. Dr. Alfred Hansel, Managing Director of oncgnostics GmbH, attended the […]

Human papillomaviruses are a group of widespread viruses. In most cases, people affected by the virus are unaware of the infection. However, certain types of HPV are responsible for the development of tumours, such as cervical cancer. Almost everyone gets infected with HPV at some point in their lives. HP viruses are mainly transmitted by […]

As part of a new EU consortium, Oncgnostics GmbH is investigating diagnostic possibilities of immune collapse after sepsis. More than 140 people die every day in Germany of sepsis, commonly known as blood poisoning. Two thirds of them do not die from the out of control inflammatory reactions in the whole body, but rather from […]

From 18 to 21 November we attended MEDICA 2019, in Düsseldorf. We were at the joint booth for the industry association medways e.V. in the world’s largest trade fair for the medical sector. Record Number of Exhibitors and Visitors This year the trade fair broke its own record once again with around 5,500 exhibitors and […]

The oncgnostics managers together with Geneo Dx managers and colleagues.

Approval for cervical cancer screening test in the Chinese market expected in early 2020 / First contacts in Japan Shanghai/Yokohama/Tokyo/Jena, 1 November 2019 –Our business partner in China, GeneoDx, is about to get approval to commercialise GynTect in the Chinese market. This issue was discussed at a business meeting with representatives from oncgnostics GmbH in […]