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The team analyzed multigene panel test data from Ambry Genetics for 165,000 individuals, focusing on hereditary cancer risk related to 32 genes in six cancer types.

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 company is commercializing a method developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins that detects cancer with high specificity from a blood sample.

The firm is conducting validation studies on its lung cancer test and continues to anticipate commercializing it in the second half of this year.  

The California startup is about to launch its first product, a noninvasive prenatal screening test for recessive single-gene disorders called Unity.

Experts discussed the benefits and challenges of implementing precision medicine protocols for oncology patients at this week's Tri-Conference meeting

Researchers tested the combined PGS and PGD assay in a pilot study and now aim to validate it on larger numbers of disorders and compare it to conventional testing.

The CDx, which will include the detection of activating FGFR2 fusions, is expected to be incorporated into Foundation Medicine's FDA-approved FoundationOne CDx assay.

The companies will bring NIPD Genetics' Veracity and Veragene noninvasive prenatal tests to Medicover's markets, as well as developing new genetic tests.

At AMP, the companies announced a partnership to add Paragon Genomics' NGS target enrichment technologies to the flagship Sophia AI platform worldwide.

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