Myriad Genetics said this week that it would launch its next-generation sequencing-based hereditary cancer panel, dubbed myRisk Hereditary Cancer, next month, earlier than previously expected.

During a conference call reporting its fourth-quarter fiscal year 2013 results, CEO Peter Meldrum said that the hereditary cancer panel "has the potential to double our existing market."

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