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Cigna began covering the company's ThyGeNext next-generation sequencing-based test for thyroid cancer risk assessment in 2017.

The company beat the analysts' average estimate on the top line but missed it on the bottom line as it posted a net loss of $3.2 million.

The five-year-old firm recently completed a clinical trial of the real-time PCR-based test, called ProALL-BM, on patients from a European National Registry Study.

The payor published positive medical policy coverage for the ThyGenX and ThyraMir assays for thyroid nodules deemed indeterminate by standard cytopathological analysis.

The technology will measure cancer-associated miRNAs using optical amplification with quantum dots and photonic crystals.

GoPath has gained non-exclusive rights to commercialize a colorectal cancer test for the US and Canada based on IntegraGen's miR-31-3p biomarker.

Given the high yield of miRNA markers they were able to isolate, the researchers believe the approach could be commercialized for routine cancer testing.

The Singapore-based firm has established a US subsidiary and named distributors to sell its products across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

The company, which is also developing a therapeutic for the liver disease, plans to pursue regulatory approval in the US and Europe.

Using array-based miRNA profiles for individuals treated for prostate cancer, researchers identified 37 miRNA with differential expression in cases with recurrence.

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