NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exact Sciences has received a $1 million loan from the State of Wisconsin's Department of Commerce to relocate its headquarters and operations from Marlboro, Mass., to Madison, Wis.

The loan and relocation was announced this morning by Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle. The molecular diagnostics firm will use the funds to purchase equipment and support other relocation costs.

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This online seminar will review case studies demonstrating the clinical utility of CTCs and cfDNA to define and characterize a variety of dynamic genomic changes throughout the course of cancer detection and treatment.