By Turna Ray

A decade after its launch, Genomic Health has achieved what many molecular diagnostics companies only dream of by reporting its first profitable year.

Genomic Health last week reported a net income of $4.3 million for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2010, compared with a net loss of $9.4 million in 2009. Full-year revenues increased 19 percent to $178 million from $150 million in 2009, while product revenue also rose 19 percent to $175 million from $146.6 million in the year-ago period.

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