SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will participate in a fireside chat discussion at the Piper Jaffray 28th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. ET in New York, NY.
The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. The webcast will be available shortly after conclusion of the presentation and archived on the company's website for 90 days following the presentation.
In addition, Ms. Anderson will participate in one-on-one meetings with investors at the Evercore ISI MedTools Investor Conference in Boston, MA on November 30, 2016.
Veracyte (NASDAQ: VCYT) is pioneering the field of molecular cytology, offering genomic solutions that resolve diagnostic ambiguity and enable physicians to make more informed treatment decisions at an early stage in patient care. By improving diagnostic accuracy, the company aims to help patients avoid unnecessary invasive procedures while reducing healthcare costs. Veracyte's Afirma® Thyroid FNA Analysis centers on the proprietary Afirma Gene Expression Classifier (GEC) and is becoming a new standard of care in thyroid nodule assessment. The Afirma test is recommended in leading practice guidelines and is covered for 185 million lives in the United States, including through Medicare and many commercial insurance plans. Veracyte is expanding its molecular cytology franchise to other clinical areas, beginning with difficult-to-diagnose lung diseases. In 2015, the company launched the Percepta® Bronchial Genomic Classifier, a test to evaluate patients with lung nodules that are suspicious for cancer, which has already received draft Medicare coverage. In October 2016, Veracyte launched its second pulmonology product, the Envisia™ Genomic Classifier, to improve diagnosis of interstitial lung diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. For more information, please visit www.veracyte.com.
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