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Myriad receives FDA approval of BRACAnalysis CDX® as companion diagnostic for Lynparza™ (olaparib)

January 2018

New treatment for patients who have BRCA1/2 mutations and HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer

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NCCN Clinical Guideline updates increase genetic testing access for patients with metastatic breast and prostate cancers

November 2017

Revisions drive optimized treatment for patients & answers for family members

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Laboratory QA process drives clinical utility of hereditary cancer testing

October 2017

Recent publication shows how comprehensive quality assurance processes curtail unnecessary healthcare costs while driving clinical utility of testing

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ACOG & SGO release joint statement on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (HBOC)

September 2017

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and Society of Gynecologic Oncology

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Findings from SOLO2/ENGOT-Ov21 confirm efficacy of PARP inhibitor in patients with BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer

August 2017

Results from trial published in Lancet Oncology

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ASCO Annual Meeting delivers data showing hereditary cancer testing benefit

June 2017 | Issue 2

Presentations highlight critical results for patients managing cancer

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Medicare Expands Coverage of Prolaris®

June 2017 | Issue 1

Medicare has announced expanded coverage of Prolaris, a prostate cancer prognostic biomarker test. Now Medicare patients with NCCN favorable intermediate-risk disease have coverage, in addition to very low- and low-risk patients (MolDX LCD IDs: L36350 and L37082).

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Publication demonstrates significant discordance in genetic variant classifications found in public database compared to a commercial laboratory

May 2017 | Issue 2

An article published in The Oncologist in April, 2017 explores discordance among variant classifications housed in public databases when compared to a commercial testing laboratory.

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Recent data demonstrate benefit of PARP inhibitors for patients with ovarian cancer

May 2017 | Issue 1

The promise of precision medicine is realized when medical care is optimized to serve the right patient at the right time with the right treatment or therapy.

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Myriad announces the launch of EndoPredict®, a gene expression test for patients with breast cancer

March 2017

EndoPredict provides a patient’s 10-year risk of distant recurrence. This information can be used to determine if a patient can forgo adjuvant chemotherapy. Published literature demonstrates EndoPredict’s greater prognostic value compared to first generation tests.

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Applying the Center for Medical Technology Policy’s (CMTP) chain of evidence for clinical utility to Prolaris, a prognostic prostate cancer test developed by Myriad Genetic Laboratories

February 2017

Genomic medicine has opened promising avenues for molecular diagnostic testing in health care.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association drives progress for patients with breast cancer

January 2017

Evidence Street™ has recently announced that EndoPredict® results in a meaningful improvement in the net health outcomes in node-negative breast cancer patients.

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