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Did some digging... There is no question about the convenience of the patches vs biopsy. Looks like the price may be the sticking point. Even though the company quotes biopsy costs $1000 and they are saving money by charging only $760 it appears dermatologists and payors may think otherwise

So, $100-$300 for biopsy vs $760 for patches. I know Dermtech claims biopsies often end up costing a lot more than that. But the key question is whether the providers and payers are convinced. Could this explain their slower growth vs EXAS which took off much faster from late 2015?
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