By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic Health today said that strong sales of its flagship Oncotype DX breast cancer recurrence test drove a 12 percent increase in third-quarter revenue to $52.1 million from $46.3 million in the comparable period of 2010.

The Redwood City, Calif.-based firm just missed analysts' consensus revenue estimate of $52.3 million for the quarter.

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