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#Oncotype DX

# oncotype-dx - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Irish patients benefit from breakthrough breast cancer test

Irish patients were first in Europe to access the test that in one year made savings of around €856,440 for HSE.

# oncotype-dx - Monday 3 October, 2011

'Breakthrough' breast cancer test to be made available to public

The genetic test can accurately identify the patients who remain at risk following surgery for breast cancer – determining who would benefit from chemotherapy.

# oncotype-dx - Sunday 14 August, 2011

'Breakthrough' cancer test will not be offered to public patients

The National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics has said the test, which could help patients avoid chemotherapy, is too expensive to offer to public patients in Ireland.