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DiagnoCure, Lab21 Ink UK Sales Pact

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - DiagnoCure said today that Lab21 will sell its colorectal cancer staging test in the UK and Ireland.

Under the exclusive agreement, Lab21 will promote and sell the Previstage GCC Colorectal Cancer Staging Test in the two countries as part of its oncology testing services. DiagnoCure said that it will process the patient samples in its clinical lab in the US.

The company said that around 9,600 people in the UK could benefit from using the test for planning treatment staging each year.

The Scan

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Suit Over Allegations

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