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Veracyte

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Veracyte announces clinical validation data for Afirma GSC

Veracyte announced that an oral presentation of data from the pivotal clinical validation study of the Afirma Genomic Sequencing Classifier was presented at the 3rd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer held July 27-30 in Boston, Mass. The data demonstrate that the test, a next-generation version of the company's widely used Afirma Gene Expression Classifier, can identify 30% more benign thyroid nodules among those with "indeterminate" cytopathology - enabling these patients to avoid unnecessary diagnostic surgeries. The Afirma GSC uniquely combines RNA sequencing and machine learning to leverage more enriched, previously undetectable genomic information. Researchers validated the Afirma GSC on a prospective, multicenter, blinded cohort of 191 indeterminate thyroid nodule fine needle aspiration samples - the same sample set previously used to validate the first-generation Afirma GEC. Data shared by Dr. Patel at WCTC demonstrate that the Afirma GSC maintained the original test's high sensitivity and significantly increased its specificity, from 52% to 68%. The enhanced classifier's high specificity can identify 30% more patients with benign nodules compared to the Afirma GEC - allowing approximately 70% of patients with benign nodules to avoid unnecessary surgery when the cytopathology report is indeterminate. The Afirma GSC identifies benign Hurthle cells, which are usually very difficult to discern from cancer, with increased specificity of 59% compared with just 12% with the Afirma GEC. In addition, Veracyte will also provide classifiers for medullary thyroid cancer, the BRAF V600E variant and add classifiers to identify RET/PTC1 and RET/PTC3 fusions, which are almost always associated with cancer. These results provide additional value to further guide physicians on the extent of surgery to perform.

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VCYT Veracyte
$8.38

0.09 (1.09%)

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CANT
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CANT
Overweight
Draft BCBS policy a positive for Veracyte, says Cantor
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Bryan Brokmeier said a draft of a revised policy from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee proposes that Veracyte's (VCYT) Afirma be deemed medically necessary, while competing products, including one from Interpace Diagnostics (IDXG), are considered investigational. The draft policy is a positive that represents a $3.6M annual revenue opportunity to Veracyte given the systems' 3.3M covered lives, said Brokmeier, who keeps an Overweight rating on the shares.
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Piper sees CMS halt of LCDs as net-positive for Myriad
As previously reported, Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk noted that an industry blog uncovered that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has instructed all Medicare Administrative Contractors to not post new or revised Local Coverage Determinations, or LCDs, until further notice. He points out that Myriad Genetics (MYGN) has two draft LCDs outstanding - a positive one expanding Prolaris coverage and a negative one rescinding Vectra DA coverage. He sees the LCDs at risk for a temporary delay, which he views as net-positive for Myriad. In his re-issued note to investors, Quirk pointed out that a prior version mistakenly said Veracyte's (VCYT) Percepta LCD was a draft, noting in correction that the LCD was finalized in early February.
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Foundation Medicine upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Janney Capital
Janney Capital analyst Paul Knight upgraded Foundation Medicine (FMI) to Neutral from Sell, citing "easy" earnings comparisons in Q1 and low expectations. In his upgrade note, Knight added that if Foundation's recent rebound is due to a change in sector perception, then he views Veracyte (VCYT), CaredDx (CDNA), and Oncocyte (OCX) as having "more catalysts, more revenue visibility, and better value" and sees all three as undervaled.
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Piper says CMS restarts Local Coverage Determination process
Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk said he believes the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is now allowing Medicare Administrative Contractors to resume issuing Local Coverage Determinations, or LCDs. He points out that Myriad Genetics (MYGN) has two draft LCDs outstanding - a positive one expanding Prolaris coverage and a negative one rescinding Vectra DA coverage - and Veracyte (VCYT) has one draft LCD outstanding by Noridian for Percepta.

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