NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Kailos Genetics today announced a partnership to provide lower-cost ovarian and peritoneal hereditary cancer screening in association with Teal It's Gone (TIG), a non-profit group promoting hereditary cancer testing.

Under the terms of the agreement, Huntsville, Alabama-based Kailos will offer screenings to individuals 19 years and older for as low as $125. TIG is launching the program in select areas of Mississippi and South Carolina, potentially followed by nationwide expansion.

Financial and other details of the partnership were not disclosed.

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