- prostate cancer with a Gleason score =7
- prostate, breast, ovarian, uterine, colon, pancreatic, melanoma, or sarcoma, particularly if early onset (<50 years)
- male breast cancer
- Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry and prostate, pancreatic, breast, or ovarian cancer
"Invitae has gained extensive experience in hereditary prostate cancer throughout 2016, which ultimately positions us as the strongest partner for clinicians who treat prostate cancer, as well as the biopharma companies pursuing targeted therapeutic approaches," said Sean George, PhD, president and chief operating officer of Invitae.Invitae is a Medicare provider, and is in contract with major national and regional commercial payers. The company is committed to driving down the cost of genetic testing with simple and transparent pricing, including a $475 up-front, patient-pay price for any test within a single clinical area. About Invitae Invitae Corporation's (NYSE: NVTA) mission is to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medical practice to improve the quality of healthcare for billions of people. Invitae's goal is to aggregate most of the world's genetic tests into a single service with higher quality, faster turnaround time, and lower price than many single-gene and panel tests today. The company currently provides a diagnostic service comprising hundreds of genes for a variety of genetic disorders associated with oncology, cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, and other rare disease areas. For more information, visit our website at invitae.com. Safe Harbor Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to Invitae's panel establishing the company as a new leader in prostate cancer testing; that genetic testing will allow clinicians to identify men with prostate cancer at earlier stages and provide personalized therapies; that the prostate cancer community is responding to research showing the value of genetic information; and Invitae being positioned as the strongest partner for clinicians who treat prostate cancer, as well as biopharma companies pursuing targeted therapeutic approaches. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: risks associated with the company's ability to use rapidly changing genetic data to interpret test results accurately, consistently, and quickly; the company's history of losses; the company's need to scale its infrastructure in advance of demand for its tests and to increase demand for its tests; the company's ability to develop and commercialize new tests and expand into new markets; the risk that the company may not obtain or maintain sufficient levels of reimbursement for its tests; laws and regulations applicable to the company's business, including state licensing requirements and potential regulation by the Food and Drug Administration; and the other risks set forth in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risks set forth in the company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2016. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and Invitae Corporation disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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