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Ravitej Reddy pleaded guilty in federal court to allegations he illegally billed Medicare for cancer genomic testing and pharmacogenetic testing.

The group aims to validate the tool, called OncoWatch, in a study involving nine countries this year.

Abbott highlighted its next-generation Alinity platforms, and Caris discussed its plans to provide precision oncology services.

The deal provides whole-genome sequencing for patients with rare diseases or cancer and could make sequencing part of the standard of care for NHS England.

Kindstar has also agreed to purchase Genesis systems for use by its scientists to monitor circulating tumor cells and for single-cell research.

GTC will sequence samples and help with technical and clinical validation, while C2i will perform AI-based analysis of the data, recruit samples, and perform other clinical trial activities.

The company said it plans to use the platform for research and development of companion diagnostics and in other oncology and precision medicine applications.

The companies will develop tissue-based companion diagnostics for Amgen's investigational treatment AMG 510 for non-small cell lung cancer.

On Monday Qiagen reiterated its preliminary 2019 earnings figures and addressed an investor's wrath, while Guardant Health highlighted its cancer testing plans.

Illumina will grant Roche rights to develop and distribute IVD tests on its Dx sequencing instruments, while Roche will help expand the CDx claims for Illumina's solid tumor panel.

Contextual Genomics' recently launched assay screens for cell-free circulating tumor DNA in plasma to identify somatic genome alterations.

Genentech will use Adaptive's ClonoSeq assay for MRD testing in a CLL study. Adaptive will receive upfront and sample testing payments of undisclosed amounts.

The company said it anticipates $19.2 million in revenues for full-year 2019, which would miss the consensus Wall Street estimate of $19.4 million.

The company recently changed its name from Interpace Diagnostics as it expands its focus to include drug discovery and development services.

Test volume for its Cologuard test was up 63 percent year over year, while test volume for Genomic Health's Oncotype DX jumped 14 percent.

Insight's portfolio includes a gene expression-based immuno-oncology assay for therapy response prediction.

The companies said the commercial partnership will help increase access to genomic information in the community oncology setting.

The oncology division of Human Longevity performs next-generation sequencing services for pharmaceutical customers and generated $10 million in revenue in 2019. 

The company said it delivered 4,480 DecisionDx-Melanoma test reports in Q4 2019 compared to 3,270 reports in Q4 2018.

Provista is developing and commercializing the Videssa blood test for breast cancer, which has been clinically validated for early detection. 

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