1342.2 - Oncotype DX breast cancer assay to quantify the risk of disease recurrence and predict adjuvant chemotherapy benefit (Resubmission)

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Application Detail



Description of Medical Service

Oncotype 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 Condition

Outside 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 Application

New MBS item

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Associated Documentation

Application Form


PICO Confirmation


Assessment Report


Public Summary Document

Public Summary Document (PDF 286 KB)
Public Summary Document (Word 122 KB)

Meetings for this Application




8 October 2015


26 November 2015