By Turna Ray

Myriad Genetics is getting into the companion diagnostics business, and at least one of its Rx/Dx collaborations is with AstraZeneca, company officials told investors last week. Additionally, the company is planning to expand its business into Europe and is strategizing to further penetrate the asymptomatic hereditary cancer market -- the proportion of women who don't have breast, ovarian or colorectal cancers, but have a strong family history of the diseases.

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