NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Metamark Genetics said today that it has received Medicare coverage for ProMark, its proteomic test for prognosing early-stage prostate cancer.

Medicare Administrative Contractor Palmetto GBA issued a final local coverage decision for the test effective Oct. 10, 2016.

ProMark is a tool for identifying prostate cancer patients with likely non-aggressive forms of the disease that can be treated without surgery or radiation therapy. The test is intended for use in patients with biopsy Gleason Scores of 3+3 and 3+4.

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