This correction clarifies that the alliance is to validate, not identify, breast cancer biomarkers.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Orion Genomics will work with researchers at the Mayo Clinic to validate the company’s breast cancer screening technology in a clinical environment.
 
Orion will use its epigenetic biomarker-based technology with physicians at Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology to analyze cross-reactivity in more than a dozen types of breast cancer.
 

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