By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics said after the close of the market Tuesday that it will conduct BRCA testing on patients enrolled in an Abbott Laboratories drug study.

Myriad will perform BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation testing on patients in the Phase III, multi-center study of an Abbott drug for metastatic breast cancer. The Salt Lake City-based firm said that the agreement is similar to a previous agreement for a Phase II study of the same drug.

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