NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agendia said yesterday that it plans to seek expanded clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for the use of its MammaPrint breast cancer prognosis test in patients over the age of 60.
 
The Amsterdam-based company said it has completed a study that has shown the test to be useful in assessing the risk of the recurrence of breast cancer in older, post-menopausal patients.
 

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