Myriad Genetics Signs Marketing Plans With Pfizer For BRACAnalysis CDx Test
Myriad Genetics, Inc. and Pfizer Inc. signed an agreement to promote Myriad's BRACAnalysis CDx test, currently under US FDA review, as a companion diagnostic for Pfizer's investigational breast cancer drug, talazoparib.
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