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NEW YORK – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will now cover Myriad Genetics' BRACAnalysis CDx when used to identify prostate cancer patients with germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations who may benefit from the PARP inhibitor olaparib (AstraZeneca/Merck's Lynparza), the company said on Friday.

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