Genomic Health reports study results of Oncotype SEQ Liquid Select
Genomic Health announced results from its successfully completed analytical validation study of Oncotype SEQ Liquid Select, which demonstrated that this liquid biopsy mutation panel is highly sensitive, specific and reproducible. To provide transparent and clinically meaningful performance standards, the analytical performance for Oncotype SEQ is reported on a per-sample basis rather than a per-DNA base measure. The data were presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2016 Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark. "The high specificity, sensitivity and reproducibility of Oncotype SEQ validated in this study ensures reliable and actionable liquid biopsy test results that physicians can routinely use in clinical practice to help drive precision medicine and enable patients to make more informed treatment decisions," said Phil Febbo, M.D., chief medical officer, Genomic Health. "Delivered through our Oncotype IQ Genomic Intelligence Platform, the test is designed to address the needs of about 450,000 patients who recur or present with late-stage disease each year in the United States alone, reinforcing Genomic Health's industry-leading capability to optimize cancer treatment across the patient journey."