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The company plans to make its PRS offering, currently used only in those who test negative for gene mutations, an option for all customers of European ancestry.

The score's developers also suggest that current guidelines for stroke prevention may not be sufficient for individuals at higher genomic risk for the condition.

Simulations suggested prostate cancer screening informed by polygenic risk scores is more cost effective and less prone to overdiagnoses than screening based on age alone.

PWNHealth will enable Stratify to offer its Prompt Personal Genetic Score prostate cancer genetic risk test directly to consumers with medical oversight.

The firm hopes to return fewer VUS in its test reports and to accelerate the resolution of uncertain results issued to patients in that past.

Last month, the Cyprus-based genetic diagnostics company launched a number of hereditary cancer and somatic tumor sequencing panels, its first tests for oncology.

The test is designed to determine breast cancer risk by analyzing a number of factors including breast density, breast biopsy history, and a polygenic score.

The partners will work together on a US commercialization strategy for Genetic Technologies' line of existing and future polygenic risk tests.

The genetic disease risk test, which covers 59 genes endorsed by ACMG, is offered through the Helix marketplace and includes genetic counseling services.

Research presented at ACMG by Invitae suggests that clinically actionable variants in cancer patients are missed by germline testing that is not done with expanded panels.

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