Genomic Health announced this week it is on track for a 2013 launch of its Oncotype Dx test to help doctors distinguish between aggressive and indolent prostate cancer.

According to the company, a large clinical validation trial performed in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco, has met its primary endpoint demonstrating that the Oncotype DX prostate cancer risk score can discern which early-stage patients are at risk of disease progression. The test analyzes tumor tissue prostate needle biopsies.

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