QUEBEC CITY, April 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR)
(OTCQX: DGCRF) (the "Corporation") today announced that its
shareholders have approved all resolutions presented to them in the
Management Proxy Circular dated March 14, 2014 and put forth for vote
during the shareholders meeting held today in Montreal.
Shareholders re-elected Dr. Yves Fradet, Dr. Louise Proulx, Mr. Andrew
Sheldon, Dr. Jacques Simoneau, and Dr. Vincent R. Zurawski as directors
of the Corporation.
The election results for the Board of directors are as follows:
Andrew J. Sheldon
Vincent R. Zurawski
Shareholders also reappointed Ernst & Young as auditors of the
Corporation and reconfirmed DiagnoCure's Shareholders Rights Plan.
The presentation given by Dr. Yves Fradet after completion of the formal
business portion of the meeting today is available on DiagnoCure's
website at www.diagnocure.com through a link on the Investors page; Presentations.
"DiagnoCure's primary focus is to secure shareholder value by ensuring
the full commercial potential of PCA3". stated Dr. Yves Fradet.
Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Medical Officer of the
DiagnoCure (TSX: CUR; OTCQX: DGCRF) is a life sciences corporation that
develops and commercializes high-value cancer diagnostic tests that
increase clinician and patient confidence in making critical treatment
decisions. In 2008. the Corporation launched a colorectal cancer
staging test through its U.S. CLIA laboratory. PrevistageTM GCC is currently available for licensing. The Corporation has granted a
worldwide exclusive license on the diagnostic applications of its
proprietary molecular biomarker PCA3 to Gen-Probe. now a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Hologic Inc. Hologic Gen-Probe's PROGENSA® PCA3 prostate
cancer test is commercialized in Europe under CE mark and is approved
for commercialization in Canada and the United States. For more
information. please visit www.diagnocure.com.
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research and development projects. clinical studies and future
revenues. including those related to PROGENSA® PCA3. are based on
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on global political and economic conditions. dependence on
collaboration partners. uncertainty of healthcare reimbursement. and
marketing and distribution challenges. In addition. the reader is
referred to the applicable general risks and uncertainties described in
DiagnoCure's most recent Annual Information Form under the heading
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or revise any forward‐looking statements contained herein unless
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