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Think back to the last time you went in for a mammogram: did anyone ask whether you’d ever taken a genetic test to…

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We’ve spent the past month on our blog trying to raise awareness about the importance of genetic counselors and show our…

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As we continue to spend the month showing our appreciation for genetic counselors, we’ve rounded up some cool things you may…

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This whole month, we’ve been focused on raising awareness about the importance of genetic counselors and celebrating their role in healthcare.…

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Even before Myriad Genetics launched its first genetic test, we knew that our ability to help patients and physicians would depend…

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If you happen to be a genetic counselor, you probably know that November 4 is designated as Genetic Counselor Awareness Day.…

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As we continue our get-to-know-you tour through the Myriad Genetics family, today we sit down with Sam Barkat, Process Sustaining Engineer.…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we are excited about the recent launch of a new approach to risk assessment…

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It was an honor for the Myriad Genetics team to attend this year’s annual meeting of the National Society of Genetic…

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Myriad Genetics is passionate about helping people lead healthier lives through the power of genetic insights. Our contribution comes in the…

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It’s October, and you know what that means: falling leaves, Halloween, and — of most importance — Breast Cancer Awareness Month!…

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Today we get back to our employee profile series, and we’re chatting with Heidi Gorringe, Senior Manager of the Medical Information…

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By John Ryan, Senior Vice President of Lab Operations On September 11th, 2001 the lives of all Americans were forever changed.…

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Our mission of advancing health and well-being for all is meaningful. We’ve accomplished a lot so far this year, and I…

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The Myriad Genetics team, together with leading healthcare collaborators, has been hard at work to expand access to reliable genetic testing…

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As we continue to get to know the people who help make Myriad Genetics a leader in genetic testing, today we…

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At Myriad Genetics, we’re proud to deliver clinically actionable genetic information in the areas of oncology, women’s health, and mental health.…

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We are already looking forward to one of the biggest cancer-focused conferences of the year: the annual meeting of the American…

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Leading the Way to the Future of Genetic Testing and Precision Medicine Thirty years ago, Myriad Genetics played a pivotal role…

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This week is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, and that means the Myriad Genetics team is celebrating! Now in its 45th year, “Lab Week,” as it’s…

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Since joining Myriad Genetics two decades ago, I’ve had five different roles across various departments––and the company has nurtured my dream…

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You hear a lot about certain types of cancer. In fact, you can probably name some famous people who have had…

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Here at Myriad Genetics, we take every opportunity to rejoice in our team’s diversity. During Black History Month, we’ve been doing…

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In honor of National Cancer Prevention Month, we wanted to raise awareness of some actions you can take right now to…

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A new, peer-reviewed paper published in JCO Precision Oncology shows the clear value of incorporating genetic data with existing clinical models…

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It was 6 years ago that I learned I was BRCA2+. The Myriad MyRisk™ test was encouraged by my OB/GYN based…

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At the December meeting of its Board of Directors, Myriad Genetics recognized the meaningful contributions of three retiring board members —…

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Today, on Genetic Counselors Awareness Day, we at Myriad Genetics want to recognize and show appreciation to all the genetic counselors who dedicate themselves…

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October is here and it is breast cancer awareness month. I celebrate this month like some people celebrate Halloween or Christmas.…

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By Dr. James Goldberg, M.D.   “Is my baby healthy?” was one of the most asked questions I received when I was…

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We are heartbroken over the systemic discrimination and racism that have persisted in this nation for too long. We have been…

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March 16, 2020 Dear Customer, At Myriad, we are actively monitoring the COVID-19/Coronavirus situation and have implemented a business continuity plan…

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Myriad Genetics has been in business for almost 30 years and we are a global leader in precision medicine.  Click on…

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Fall slump. The winter blahs. Is it almost spring? Weather can have an impact on our daily mood and feelings. For…

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Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of death due to cancer.1 Approximately 56,500 people, or 1 in 64, will be diagnosed…

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This month, we are striving to bring awareness to spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a serious inherited condition caused by changes in the SMN1 gene,…

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July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  It is estimated that 1 in 5 minorities struggle with depression, which is the…

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Transforming Patients’ Lives with Pioneering Genetic Tests At Myriad, we are proud of our long-standing commitment to fighting cancer, which continues…

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month 2019 and marks the 70th anniversary of this important event.  Its purpose is to increase…

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Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, one in…

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When it comes to cancer, it is often said that “an ounce of cancer prevention is worth a ton of cancer…

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Myriad Genetics has been in business for more than 27 years and we are a global leader in personalized medicine.  Click…

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Counsyl, Inc. has combined with Myriad Genetics’ Preventive Care business unit to form Myriad Women’s Health, Inc., a premier genetic screening…

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EndoPredict is the Only Test to Answer Three Critical Questions: Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence, Benefits of Chemotherapy and Who Can…

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According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.  In…

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. According the American Cancer Society, more than 165,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer…

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The biomedical innovation now happening in the molecular diagnostics industry is making it possible for clinicians to answer their patients’ four…

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Mental Health Month, Depression and GeneSight®    The GeneSight® genetic test has produced exciting news for patients diagnosed with depression.  A landmark…

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In hereditary colon cancer, knowledge is power!  During the month of March, Myriad Genetics is demonstrating a strong commitment to preventing hereditary colon…

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BRACAnalysis CDx® for use as a companion diagnostic to identify patients with HER2- metastatic…

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It is estimated that 19 million people suffer from “year round” depression. If every American with depression lived in one state…

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Shortly after I was born, my father was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and he passed away when he was just 29…

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When diagnosed with prostate cancer, genetic precision can guide decisions between patients and their doctors. Click below to learn more and…

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Nothing is more personal than an individual’s DNA fingerprint.  At Myriad Genetics, we honor our legal and ethical responsibility to protect…

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Myriad Genetics was proud to support Project BioEYES and help deliver STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education to K-12 students…

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June is Men’s Health Month and it’s important to help generate awareness on education for early detection of Men’s health issues, such as…

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Ronni Story GeneSight

“I just could not get out of bed, no matter how hard I tried.”   Years ago, before taking the GeneSight…

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What is GeneSight? GeneSight Psychotropic is a laboratory developed genetic test that looks at many of the genes involved when your…

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Extracting your own DNA

Extract your own DNA at home! DNA, or Deoxyribonucleic acid, is the hereditary information in humans and most other plants and…

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Improving precision matters in prostate cancer    Understanding the risk of prostate cancer is very important for men ages 40 and…

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The strong culture of Myriad is a critical component of our company’s success.  Today, we are launching an Employee Spotlight!  It’s…

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Introducing a More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnostic Test We are very excited to announce the launch of EndoPredict in the U.S.! This…

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and it’s a good time to learn about hereditary colon cancer and how to lower…

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Understanding your risk for hereditary cancer is an important step in preventing cancer. Myriad Genetics has put together this new infographic…

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A variety of fine English foods With Victoria Sponge Cake, clotted crème, and Branston pickle on their lips a small group…

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EVP for Emerging Products Patrick Burke notes that our research and development model requires us to rely on collaborations with academics…

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Dr. Johnathan Lancaster talks about Myriad’s policies on patient privacy and access to their personal genetic test results. “Myriad believes that…

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CEO Mark Capone talks about Myriad’s 25-year history and our pioneering work in the molecular diagnostics industry, as well as his…

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Six years ago, my doctor told me I had prostate cancer, and the news literally brought me to my knees. To…

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Our EVP of Human Resources Jayne Hart talks about why Myriad is such a special and unique place to work and…

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VP of Medical Services Susan Manley explains what genetic mutations are and how testing can definitively determine whether or not a…

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Dr. Johnathan Lancaster describes advances in the field of testing for hereditary endometrial and colon cancers, which are some of the…

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VP of Medical Services Susan Manley talks about the emphasis Myriad places on test accuracy and the steps we take to…

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CEO Mark Capone talks about the primary challenges facing the molecular diagnostics industry and Myriad’s role as an industry leader in…

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CEO Mark Capone describes Myriad’s efforts to ensure that patients have access to our tests because we understand how the tests…

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CEO Mark Capone explains what personalized medicine is and the role of genetics in tailoring and improving treatments for individual patients.…

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Myriad CEO Mark Capone notes that the current healthcare system in the U.S. is one of the most effective in the…

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CEO Mark Capone talks about the importance we place on research collaborations and the role molecular diagnostics play in tailoring treatments…

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CEO Mark Capone describes Myriad’s innovative role in the development of molecular diagnostics. “We actually invented the research- based, education-centric business…

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CEO Mark Capone tells the story of one patient and how genetic testing might have saved her life, as well as…

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CEO Mark Capone describes the unique Myriad culture and what the “DNA of a Myriadian” means to us. “We recognize that…

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CEO Mark Capone looks at the pioneering role Myriad is playing a as we enter the golden era of molecular diagnostics…

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CEO Mark Capone talks about our mission, which is to answer patients’ four most pressing questions in six medical specialties.

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CEO Mark Capone describes the Myriad Vision and what it means to us. “We want to be the trusted advisor transforming…

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Myriadians are passionate about saving and improving the lives of patients worldwide with our breakthrough molecular diagnostic tests. That commitment extends…

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CEO Mark Capone talks about why patients and physicians choose Myriad when decisions matter most. “We recognize that patients are going…

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Myriad has changed a lot over the past 20 years. We’ve gone from being a single product company in just the…

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At Myriad, corporate responsibility plays an important role in our approach to discovering and delivering valuable, transformative diagnostic tests across all…

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On August 13, 2015, Medicare approved coverage of the Prolaris® test for men diagnosed with low-risk and very low-risk prostate cancer.…

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It’s been wonderful to watch the evolution of medicine over the course of my career. Twenty years ago, when I finished…

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Looking back, my journey with cancer really began when I was 40, a year after my paternal grandmother passed away. That…

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KNOW THE FACTS Knowing the facts is the first step in the reduction, prevention and early detection of skin cancer and…

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a good time to learn more about hereditary colon cancer and how to lower…

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Myriad has led the industry in genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer since the launch of BRACAnalysis® in 1996.…

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All of us at Myriad – from the executives and researchers, to the sales and customer service representatives – work hard…

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I have always felt lucky. My husband and I met in college when I was just 18 and were married shortly…

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We are honored by the ongoing recognition of Forbes Magazine for the outstanding business growth that our employees have achieved as…

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Our legacy is that of one of the first genomic companies in history. We pioneered the first commercial molecular diagnostic test…

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The evening of September 19th was a night filled with an abundance of fun and meaning in the Big Easy. A…

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I never had a chance to meet my paternal grandfather, Eric. He was a handsome truck driver just like my Dad.…

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At Myriad, we regularly reach out to our customers in the medical and scientific communities as part of our ongoing process…

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As the first Myriad employee, I know from experience that social responsibility has been ingrained in the DNA of our culture…

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Inherited genetic variation is a fundamental of biology and both drives and reflects the process of evolution. Layered upon inherited variation…

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I recently had the honor of meeting Joe (his name has been changed to protect his privacy), a 70-year-old man who…

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There are moments in every life that have staying power. You’ll always know where you were when “it” happened. Sometimes these…

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I think it is so important for me to tell my story — mostly because it is probably similar to other…

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I have always been an optimist, a glass half-full type of person. So when I found a lump in my breast…

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As I looked at the pathology report bearing my name and the words “poorly differentiated ductal carcinoma of the left breast,”…

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In April 2010, I tested positive for the BRCA2 mutation. I am a mammogram technologist so I have seen firsthand the…

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Many families are very private about things like cancer and other medical conditions. They just don’t talk about these things. But…

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My wife, Heather, was BRCA positive. She passed away this July 4th after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer, leaving behind…

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There’s a funny scene in the 1985 film, St. Elmo’s Fire, when Billy (Rob Lowe) is having dinner at the family…

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After working at Myriad Genetics for more than 20 years, I have been fortunate to see many examples of how our…

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  To date Myriadians across the country have successfully walked, fundraised and educated colon, ovarian, and breast cancer survivors and caregivers…

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This past September Team Myriad joined more than 500 women for Bright Pink’s annual health and wellness event, FabFest 2013. The…

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  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and once again Myriad Genetics, Inc. is proud to be joining efforts with the…

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Break Out the Teal! September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! According to the National Cancer Institute’s website 22,240 women will be…

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Data recently presented by Myriad Genetics’ prostate cancer prognostic test Prolaris is getting healthcare professionals and patients interested in learning more…

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MELANOMA MONDAY All Year Skin cancer is one of the most common form of all cancers. Though accounting for less than…

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MELANOMA MONDAY Know How to Protect Yourself Skin cancer is one of the most common form of all cancers. Though accounting…

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MELANOMA MONDAY Know Your Skin Skin cancer is one of the most common form of all cancers. Though accounting for less…

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Not many of us can look at a genetic code and be inspired to create artwork from it. For most people…

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MELANOMA MONDAY Know Your Risk Skin cancer is one of the most common form of all cancers. Though accounting for less…

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Today, May 8th 2013 marks the very first World Ovarian Cancer Day. Today several organizations from around the world will join…

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MELANOMA MONDAY Know The Facts Skin cancer is one of the most common form of all cancers. Though accounting for less…

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We’re in the business of saving lives.  That’s what really matters to me, and to the very bright people who work…

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(you can also view Jill’s video HERE) My name is Jill and I am a two-time cancer survivor—I was diagnosed with…

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Saturday, March 9, 2013 was a chilly morning on the coast of southern California but OH WHAT A DAY! Twenty eight…

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SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYGN) announced today that a study published in the Journal…

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“When I was in high school, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 42. She had a lumpectomy, chemo,…

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As the shortest month of the year draws to a close, it’s important to remember that it takes longer than 28…

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February 6, 2013 RE: COLARIS® and COLARIS AP® MYH Enhancements Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc. is pleased to announce enhancements to our…

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For the past few years, Myriad has partnered with NSGC to host three genetic counseling student interns during the summer. The…

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For the past few years, Myriad has partnered with NSGC to host three genetic counseling student interns during the summer. The…

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For the past few years, Myriad has partnered with NSGC to host three genetic counseling student interns during the summer. The…

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Winter can wreak havoc on your skin.  The extreme changes from the outside cold to inside re-circulated heated air depletes skin…

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Adam A. Ofer, MD, is a board-certified Ob/Gyn and the Director of Gynecology at the Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut.  His focus…

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Julie Eggington, PhD Variant Specialist Team Fun Fact: Julie is originally from Australia   Julie has managed the variant specialist team…

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There are limited recommendations on this topic.1 The following summarizes the literature, however, a clinician’s judgment will also be based on…

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The holidays are known as a time for giving and Myriad proudly helped bring that giving spirit to the Cancer Wellness…

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SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) announced today that Peter D. Meldrum, President and…

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Myriad RBM to Perform Protein Biomarker Discovery on Over 8,000 Serum Samples From Patients With Pre-Diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes SALT…

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Dreaming of a White Christmas?  Better get out the sunscreen and shades! Being smart about the UV rating and your exposure…

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This past week Myriad Genetic Laboratories had the opportunity to present 2 posters at the Society for Urologic Oncologists that was…

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SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYGN) announced today that a presentation entitled “CCP Score Significantly Predicts PSA…

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It’s that time of year again! We want to remind you that during all of these family holiday gatherings it is…

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The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge (GPCC) is the premier men’s health race and event series in America.  It is an exciting…

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In the last weeks, Myriad Genetics has been conducting alumni speaker trainings for its front-line healthcare professional and mid-level providers. These…

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Myriad is excited to announce the launch of the online Hereditary Cancer Quiz. This quiz was designed for the general public…

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The Preventive Care marketing team had the opportunity to attend the ACOG District II show in New York a few weeks…

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The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)’s 2012 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada was held November 8th through 10th. Survivors, caregivers, healthcare…

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Know Your Skin Hereditary melanoma is just one risk factor for this rare but deadly form of skin cancer.  Knowing your…

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Today’s Myridian Monday spotlight is on John Ryan, the Senior Director of Operations and an employee of Myriad for over 12 years.…

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If you notice more people walking around with mustaches this month don’t be surprised! In the past 9 years the “movember” movement has…

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William J. Harb, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a board-certified colorectal surgeon, specializing in the treatment of diseases of the colon and…

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This fall Myriad participated in eleven National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Walks to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer with just one…

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It’s important to always make sure that you have a little fun sometimes! Today to celebrate Halloween, Myriad held a chili…

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On Sunday, October 21, 2012 Dr. Matthew McKinley spoke about the importance of hereditary colorectal cancer at the American College of…

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A group of Myriad employees attended the Annual Huntsman Cancer Foundation Gala and Survivorship Celebration last Thursday evening at the Grand…

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Myriad Genetics is being featured in the November edition of Forbes Magazine! Read the article online HERE and grab a copy…

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On Friday, October 19th representatives from Myriad had the distinct pleasure of attending the Red Ball in Manhattan, New York. The…

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On September 28th, 2012 Myriad partnered with Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) to educate breast cancer survivors at the Annual LBBC…

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This past Saturday, October 13th, 2012, Myriad employees took to the pavement in the annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against…

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We would like to take a few Mondays each month to introduce you to some of our shining star employees here…

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This BRCA2 positive patient has had a mastectomy and prostatectomy. Yes, you read that correctly. Meet Robert, a male HBOC carrier…

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Leslie had everything planned for her upcoming Thanksgiving feast. Her Christmas shopping lists were in order, and she was ready to…

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Today was an inspirational day here at Myriad.  We had two amazing speakers on hand to discuss their organizations, David Barley,…

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September 26, 2012 is National Previvor Day. At Myriad, we believe knowledge is power, and Previvors embody this sentiment. A Previvor…

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In 2010, Congress passed a resolution declaring the last week of September as National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) Week…

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More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, and approximately 15,000 women die from the disease each year.…

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