Genomic Health Launches Oncotype Liquid Biopsy Test

June 14, 2016

Genomic Health has introduced the Oncotype SEQ Liquid Select, its first liquid biopsy test, the Redwood City, Calif.-based company announced Tuesday.

The next-generation sequencing-based assay assesses 17 genes to identify genomic markers linked to sensitivity or resistance to some FDA-approved therapies to improve treatment selection.

"This blood-based test will provide oncologists with important genomic information reported in a manner that will allow efficient interpretation and identification of potential treatment options,” said Phil Febbo, Genomic Health’s chief medical officer. — Anisa Jibrell

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