genetic breast cancer test

More Genetic Counseling Leads to Fewer Lab Tests

CEO SUMMARY: Cigna was the first national health insurer to require independent board-certified genetic counseling before approving coverage for certain genetic tests. Since launching this program in September 2013, the insurer has seen a 450% increase in genetic counseling for Cigna …

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June 13, 2011 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

In coming weeks, Agendia, probably best known for its genetic breast cancer test, hopes to complete an initial public offering (IPO). Agendia is a company based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with offices in Irvine, California. Its stock symbol will be “AGDX” and the shares will t…

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December 18, 2006 “Intelligence: Late Breaking Lab News”

Last Friday, Luminex Corporation of Austin, Texas announced that it would acquire Tm Bioscience Corp. of Toronto, Ontario. Luminex will pay $44 million, which represents a 41.5% premium for Tm shares based on the December 14 closing price. Tm Bioscience has tests for DNA-based diagno…

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