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|4/3/2012||Is the oncotype test really any good or is it still a product being developed and tested.? i am awaiting results before deciding on treatment and am concerned that it is not really a proven tool. The oncotype company's web site says it is great and their stock is way up.|
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|4/4/2012||it has become officially incorporated into the standard of care for breast cancer treatment.|
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