In a head-to-head comparison of two multi-gene breast cancer recurrence tests, Genomic Health's Oncotype DX and Agendia's MammaPrint yielded divergent results.

The study, led by researchers from Genomic Health and L’Institut du Sein at the Paris Breast Center, found that Oncotype DX identified a lower number of breast cancer patients as being at high risk of recurrence than did MammaPrint. The researchers presented the results at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium held earlier this month.

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