NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cancer Genetics has received CE marking for its DNA probe-based in vitro diagnostic cervical cancer screening test, the company said today.

The CE mark, which shows a product is in compliance with European Union safety laws, will enable the company to market the FISH-based HPV-associated Cancer Test (FHACT) freely in the European Economic Area, which includes the EU member states and the European Free Trade Association, or 31 nations in all.

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