FILE PHOTO: Exact Sciences Laboratories building is shown in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, March 28, 2019. REUTERS / Howard Schneider
An appointment can be announced already next week, but the talks can still be delayed or fall apart, according to the report, citing people who were familiar with the case.
Exact Sciences and Genomic Health did not respond immediately to a Reuters request for comment on Saturday.
Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall