By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic Health said today that it has accelerated development of its prostate cancer test with the goal of launching it in 2013, a year earlier than it had previously estimated.

The firm also said that Israeli insurance firm Clalit has agreed to provide reimbursement for its Oncotype Dx colon cancer test and that it expects to report results from a second recurrence study in stage II colon cancer in 2011.

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