NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cancer Genetics today announced it has received conditional licensure from the New York State Department of Health for its FISH-based HPV-Associated Cancer Test (FHACT) for cervical cancer.

The test, which received US approval as a laboratory-developed test under CLIA in late 2013, assesses genomic changes often found in cervical cancers and can identify women who are at higher risk for disease progression, the firm said in a statement. 

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