NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics said during its analyst and investor day today that it will launch a new multi-hereditary cancer panel, called myRisk Hereditary Cancer, by the end of this year that will replace its existing BRACAnalysis and other hereditary cancer tests by the summer of 2015.

The new panel will initially focus on breast, colon, ovarian, endometrial, and pancreatic cancer, as well as melanoma, and will expand to lung, prostate, and other cancers in the future, Mark Capone, president of Myriad Genetics Laboratories, said.

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