Exact Sciences Completes Combination with Genomic Health, Creating Leading Global Cancer Diagnostics CompanyPR Newswire | Madison | Updated: 08-11-2019 18:36 IST | Created: 08-11-2019 18:36 IST
Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) today announced that it has completed its previously announced combination with Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX).
"Today marks a pivotal step toward building the world's leading advanced cancer diagnostics company," said Kevin Conroy, chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences. "We're excited to bring together some of the greatest minds in cancer diagnostics and continue to deliver advanced tests to providers and patients along their cancer journey. With a best-in-class R&D, clinical, and commercial organization and a global infrastructure, we are well positioned to increase adoption of our existing tests and accelerate the development and launch of future cancer diagnostics. I welcome the talented Genomic Health employees to the Exact Sciences family and look forward to leading our combined team as we enter our Company's next chapter."
As a result of the transaction's close, Genomic Health's common stock will now cease to be traded on the NASDAQ.
About Exact Sciences Corp.
A leading provider of cancer screening and diagnostic tests, Exact Sciences relentlessly pursues smarter solutions providing the clarity to take life-changing action, earlier. Fueled by the success of Cologuard and Oncotype DX, Exact Sciences is investing in its product pipeline to take on some of the deadliest cancers and improve patient care. Alongside its visionary collaborators and in partnership with communities, Exact Sciences unites the best resources to help advance the fight against cancer. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.exactsciences.com, follow Exact Sciences on Twitter @ExactSciences, or find Exact Sciences on Facebook.
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