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Cytyc Together with Hologic: There's a Certain Logic

Executive Summary

What do you get when you cross a women's health company that sells screening and diagnostic imaging technologies to hospitals and radiologists, with a women's health company that sells diagnostics and therapeutic devices to Ob-Gyns? A single company capable of selling goods and services across the entire continuum of care, according to Rob Cascella, president & COO of Hologic, who thus revealed the reasoning behind the $6.5 billion proposed merger of Hologic with Cytyc.

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