By Turna Ray

Genomic Health has been granted two new US patents for its Oncotype DX breast cancer test, the company announced this week during its second quarter earnings call with investors.

According to the company, the patents cover "methods for the algorithms used and methods utilizing genes beyond the current 21 gene set."

Genomic Health has previously said it intends to expand the gene set interrogated by Oncotype DX as new research becomes available.

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