This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify information about ongoing efforts to resolve the discordant results of the two studies.

By Ben Butkus

A recently published study out of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has sparked a debate about the accuracy and usefulness of Genomic Health's multigene, quantitative PCR-based Oncotype DX test for separate reporting of HER2 status in breast cancer patients.

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