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Toggle Summary Veracyte Receives Aetna Coverage for Its Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier for Use in Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis
South San Francisco, Calif. --- July 8, 2013 --- Veracyte, Inc. , a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced that Aetna, the third largest health plan in the United States, has issued a positive coverage policy for the company’s Afirma Gene
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Completes $28 Million Series C Financing Round With GE Ventures as a New Investor
South San Francisco, Calif. --- June 28, 2013 --- Veracyte, Inc. , a molecular diagnostics company in the field of molecular cytology, today announced the completion of the final tranche of its $28 million Series C financing. The financing included GE Ventures as a new investor, as well as existing
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Announces That New Study Suggests The Number Of Patients At Risk For Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery Is Likely On The Rise
South San Francisco, Calif. --- April 17, 2013 --- A new study shows that the number of patients with thyroid nodules who undergo surgery – increasingly to remove all, rather than part, of their thyroid – has risen by 31% over five years, Veracyte announced today.
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Announces Appointment of Shelly D. Guyer as Chief Financial Officer
South San Francisco, Calif. --- April 12, 2013 --- Veracyte, Inc. , a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the emerging field of molecular cytology, today announced the appointment of Shelly D. Guyer as chief financial officer. “We are delighted to welcome Shelly Guyer to the Veracyte team,”
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Announces Results of Study Assessing Use of BRAF Mutation Testing With Its Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier
South San Francisco, Calif. --- March 12, 2013 --- Veracyte, Inc ., a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the emerging field of molecular cytology, today announced new study findings showing that when BRAF V600E mutation testing was conducted on ambiguous thyroid nodule samples that were
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Announces UnitedHealthcare Coverage Policy For the Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier
South San Francisco, Calif. --- March 8, 2013 --- Veracyte, Inc. , a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the emerging field of molecular cytology, today announced that UnitedHealthcare, one of the nation’s largest private health insurers, has issued a positive medical coverage policy for the
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Toggle Summary New Article in PLOS Currents: Evidence on Genomic Tests Supports Use of Veracyte's Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier to Resolve Ambiguous Thyroid Nodule Biopsies
South San Francisco, Calif. --- February 15, 2013 --- Veracyte, Inc. today announced that a new review article published in PLOS Currents: Evidence on Genomic Tests concludes that published studies and independent assessments and reviews of the Afirma Gene Expression Classifier support the test’s
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Announces That New Guidelines Include Molecular Testing for Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules To Reduce Unnecessary Surgeries
South San Francisco, Calif. --- January 7, 2013 --- Veracyte, Inc. , a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the emerging field of molecular cytology, today announced that, for the first time, molecular testing is now included in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Announces Publication of Analytical Validity Study for its Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier
The study adds to the growing body of published data supporting the company's genomic test and underscores the rigorous standards we set for our test's performance
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Toggle Summary Veracyte Receives New York State License for Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier
Veracyte and Genzyme Also Announce that Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is Among the State’s First Institutions to Offer Genomic Test to Patients with Inconclusive Thyroid Nodule Results
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