Description of Medical ServiceOncotype DX® is a genomic test that predicts likelihood of response to adjuvant chemotherapy and 10-year cancer recurrence in patients with node-negative and node positive (1–3), oestrogen-receptor-positive(ER+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative(HER2-), invasive breast cancer.
Description of Medical ConditionOutside Australia, Oncotype DX® is currently used in women with node-negative and node positive (1-3), oestrogen-receptor-positive, HER2 negative invasive early stage breast cancer.
Reason for ApplicationNew MBS item
Medical Service TypeInvestigative
Previous Application Number1342
PICO ConfirmationPlease see Application 1342
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