Ontario Study Indicates Variation in Oncotype DX Use; US Study Shows Use According to Guidelines | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Results from a survey involving 14 oncologists in Ontario who have ordered Genomic Health's Oncotype DX test suggest some doctors use the diagnostic in breast cancer patients who don't fit the recommended criteria.

The results from this regional Canadian study coincide with a large US-based survey of Medicare patients tested with Oncotype DX, in which researchers found that the test was predominantly used according to treatment guidelines.

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