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2014-02-26 08:28:18

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. ET in Boston, Mass. The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to...

2014-02-05 08:28:49

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will present at the 2014 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. ET in New York. The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the live webcast to...

2014-01-22 11:14:37

Self-testing for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – the virus that causes cervical cancer – is as effective at detecting cancer as a conventional smear test (cytology screening) even when scaled up to test large populations. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London conducted a pilot study of 100,242 Mexican women – the largest study of its kind – aged 25-75 and from low-income backgrounds. Around 11% of women tested positive for HPV (10,863 women). However, when self-testing...

2013-11-21 14:22:37

'Deformability cytometry' can closely analyze more than 1,000 cells per second A team of researchers from UCLA and Harvard University have demonstrated a technique that, by measuring the physical properties of individual cells in body fluids, can diagnose cancer with a high degree of accuracy. The technique, which uses a deformability cytometer to analyze individual cells, could reduce the need for more cumbersome diagnostic procedures and the associated costs, while improving accuracy...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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