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Diagnostics Business, Policy & Funding

Breaking news on life science and diagnostics business, policy, and funding

MSK-ACCESS sequences 129 cancer-associated genes selected from the MSK-IMPACT assay and is designed to detect gene alterations in cfDNA specimen.

The company's patent related to labeled nucleotides for use as diagnostic tools and as therapeutic agents has been invalidated.

The organizations provided a list of genes they believe are informative in treatment of myeloid disorders and suggested several changes to the coverage policy.

The test is designed to determine whether a patient with a pelvic mass is at high risk of having ovarian cancer and should be referred for surgery.

Senators said they'll narrow the draft bill containing changes to US patent law before submitting it to the Senate Judiciary Committee in July.