By Edward Winnick

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic Health officials today said that the firm has started the process of expanding its sales force by around 20 percent to help support the recent launch of its Oncotype DX DCIS Score test.

Speaking at the 30th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference today, Genomic Health CEO Kim Popovits outlined the firm's efforts to expand the customer base for its Oncotype DX tests and announced that the company has launched a clinical validation study of its prostate cancer test.

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