NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Myriad Genetics announced after the close of the market Tuesday the acquisition of Sividon Diagnostics in a deal that adds a breast cancer prognostic test to Myriad's product portfolio and enhances its competitive position in oncology diagnostics.

Myriad acquired Sividon for €35 million ($39 million) upfront and up to €15 million in payments based on the product achieving future performance milestones. The company funded the deal using cash on hand.

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