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Companies said at AACC that as labs grow larger, they see growth in demand for integrated, modular systems that help customers manage complexity and costs.

The planned joint venture with Beijing Zishan Health Consultancy is aimed at bringing Genetic Technologies' genomic tests to the Chinese market.

The company is continuing to collect utility and cost effectiveness data for its SelectMDx test in reducing unnecessary procedures in men with signs of a possible prostate cancer.

The Signatera research-use-only assay monitors cancer treatment and assesses minimal residual disease, and is customized for individual patients.

The firm's next-generation sequencing diagnostic test analyzes tumor samples from multiple genomic mutations that are targeted by therapies for non-small cell lung cancer.