NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exact Sciences today said that revenues in the fourth quarter were flat year over year, while its net loss widened.

The Madison, Wis.-based firm recorded $1.0 million in revenues for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2012, the same as a year ago and even with the average Wall Street estimate. All revenues came from licensing fees in the recently completed quarter, and the company had no product royalty fees, compared to $6,000 a year ago.

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