NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – New research by a team from Duke University on a nationally representative sample of Medicare patients has found that Genomic Health's Oncotype DX breast cancer test impacted the use of chemotherapy in tested women compared to untested women with early-stage breast cancer in some expected ways, though it was not associated with less chemo use in this cohort overall.

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