In Brief This Week: InformedDNA; Illumina; Agilent; Sygnis; SQI; Health Opportunity through Partnership in Education, Washington National Insurance Company; Akesogen | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – InformedDNA added three cancer centers to its provider network to offer genetic counseling and risk assessment to patients wanting information about inherited cancer risk. The new additions are Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Goodyear, Ariz.; Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, Tenn., and Holland Hospital in Holland, Mich. InformedDNA provides genetic counseling services to 24 centers in nine states, it said.

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