Unhappy with the sales of its urine-based molecular test for the prostate cancer biomarker PCA3, Canadian cancer diagnostics firm DiagnoCure is urging Hologic, the test's commercial conduit, to either step up commercialization efforts or relinquish rights to the test back to DiagnoCure.

Hologic could accomplish the former option, according to DiagnoCure, by increasing marketing efforts for the assay and porting it from an outdated instrument platform to Hologic's next-generation Panther molecular testing platform.

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