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The study will evaluate how Prolaris impacts prostate cancer treatment decisions, and how those decisions impact costs within UK's National Health Service.

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has asked questions about Myriad Genetics' GeneSight test, according to Bloomberg.

The firm reported total revenues of $215.4 million, up from $193.9 million in fiscal Q4 2018, but below the consensus Wall Street estimate of $221.0 million.

The test will be used to identify which metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer patients harbor germline BRCA mutations and will likely benefit from Lynparza.

The firm said that UHC will cover the test for patients with major depressive disorder or anxiety who have failed to respond to one or more treatments.

The company decided to settle the complaint in order to avoid "lengthy and distracting litigation," but denies any wrongdoing.

Five hundred pharmacies will provide information about pharmacogenetic testing to members who have failed one or more antidepressant treatments.

The investment firm also reduced its price target to $30 per share from $37 citing "lower overall conviction" that Myriad would meet its revenue projections.

Authors concluded that all three assays — Oncotype DX, EndoPredict, and Prosigna — met Canadian thresholds for cost-effectiveness and urged caution in considering the findings.

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A new analysis finds that nearly half the late-stage clinical trials sponsored by a US National Cancer Institute program influence patient care.

Technology Review reports that sickle cell patients are optimistic about gene editing to treat their disease, but are worried about how available it will be.

The owner of the GEDmatch website tells CBS12 he is considering charging law enforcement a fee to use the site.

In Nature this week: babies born by caesarean section are more likely to have altered gut microbiota profiles, and more.