Based on these new findings, Genomic Health is completing the necessary work to make the Oncotype DX Genomic Prostate Score (GPS) available to physicians and patients by the end of the second quarter of 2013.
About Genomic Health
, Inc. (NASDAQ: GHDX) is a global healthcare company that provides actionable genomic information to personalize cancer treatment decisions. The company's lead product, the
Oncotype DX® breast cancer test
, has been shown to predict the likelihood of chemotherapy benefit as well as recurrence in invasive
and has been shown to predict the likelihood of recurrence in
ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
. In addition to this widely adopted test,
Oncotype DX colon cancer test
, the first multi-gene expression test developed for the assessment of risk of recurrence in patients with
stage II and stage III
disease. As of
December 31, 2012
, more than 19,000 physicians in over 70 countries had ordered more than 335,000 Oncotype DX tests. Genomic Health has a robust
focused on developing tests to optimize the treatment of
and renal cell cancers, as well as additional treatment decisions in breast and colon cancers. The company is based in
with European headquarters in
, Switzerland. For more information, please visit,
. To learn more about
Oncotype DX tests
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to our plans to present the complete data from this study at the 2013 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, the expected date on which our prostate cancer test will be available; the ability of any such test to individualize cancer treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients at the time of diagnosis; the potential of the test to change medical practice for some prostate cancer patients; the ability of the company to develop additional tests in the future; the scope, success or results of clinical trials and the timing of such activities; the applicability of clinical study results to actual outcomes; the ability of the test to impact clinical practice; the ability of the company to obtain and maintain adequate reimbursement for the test; our beliefs regarding the attributes of our product pipeline; and our ability to develop additional tests in the future. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the results of clinical studies; the applicability of clinical study results to actual outcomes; the risks and potential delays associated with such studies; the risks, costs and potential delays associated with the commercialization of current and future products; unanticipated costs or delays in research and development efforts; risks and uncertainties associated with the regulation of and reimbursement for our tests, both domestically and abroad; our ability to compete against third parties; and the other risks set forth in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risks set forth in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. Genomic Health disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
NOTE: The Genomic Health logo, Oncotype, Oncotype DX, Recurrence Score, and DCIS Score are trademarks or registered trademarks of Genomic Health, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.
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