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NEW YORK – Myriad Genetics said Monday that it has submitted a supplementary application to the Japanese Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare for use of its BRACAnalysis Diagnostic System as a companion diagnostic to identify patients with metastatic pancreatic or metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and may be candidates for targeted therapy with the PARP inhibitor olaparib (AstraZeneca's Lynparza), subject to regulatory approval.

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