Myriad Genetics Highlights Latest Oncology Portfolio Advancements and New Data at ASCO 2023
SALT LAKE CITY, June 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myriad Genetics, Inc., (NASDAQ: MYGN), a leader in genetic testing and precision medicine, will be highlighting new studies and the recent expansion of its Precise™ Oncology Solutions portfolio at the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting from June 2-6, 2023.
Myriad has recently made several advancements supporting its oncology footprint including hiring oncology experts to its leadership team as well as the addition of the Folate Receptor Alpha (FRa) biomarker to its oncology portfolio.
“Our portfolio addition further expands upon our industry-leading suite of solutions spanning biomarker, germline and somatic testing options to support patients with cancer wherever they are on their treatment path,” said Michael Lyons, general manager of oncology, Myriad Genetics. “We are not only enhancing our testing capabilities, but we are also strengthening our expertise. We recently added new team members, including Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD, FACP, who will help us continue to advance our portfolio and vision for precision oncology and patient care.”
During ASCO, the following data from Myriad will be presented:
Polygenic risk score calibration and association with breast cancer in diverse ancestries (Abstract #10505)
Date: Saturday, June 3, 2023
Time: 8:00-11:00 a.m. CDT
Description: In this cohort of patients spanning all National Comprehensive Cancer Network risk categories, a cell-cycle progression score accurately predicted an individual’s benefit of adding Androgen Deprivation Therapy to Radiation Therapy.
“The data we’re sharing at ASCO, along with our contribution of hereditary cancer data to ClinVar, demonstrates our commitment to increasing access to genetic testing for all patients and partnering with oncologists and other healthcare providers to help create more personalized treatment plans using comprehensive genetic insights,” Lyons added.
In exhibit #4063, Myriad will highlight its Precise Oncology Solutions portfolio, which includes the Precise™ Tumor test, MyRisk® Hereditary Cancer test and its two FDA-approved companion diagnostic tests: MyChoice® CDx and BRACAnalysis CDx®. The company will also feature Prolaris®, its prognostic test that measures prostate cancer aggressiveness.
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