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Genomic Health's Oncotype DX(R) Colon Cancer Test Predicts Individualized Recurrence Risk for Stage II Colon Cancer Patients
Date:5/14/2009

QUASAR validation study. This international, multi-center randomized trial examined the benefit associated with adjuvant 5FU/LV. The majority of samples for this analysis of the Oncotype DX colon cancer test are from the United Kingdom. Gene expression was quantified by RT-PCR from manually microdissected fixed paraffin-embedded primary colon cancer tissue, and recurrence-free interval, disease-free survival and overall survival were analyzed using Cox regression.

The Quasar study abstract and data presented during ASCO's presscast are available at www.asco.org.

About Genomic Health

Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) is a life science company focused on the development and commercialization of genomic-based clinical laboratory services for cancer that allow physicians and patients to make individualized treatment decisions. In 2004, Genomic Health launched its first test, the Oncotype DX breast cancer test, which has been shown to predict the likelihood of breast cancer recurrence and the likelihood of chemotherapy benefit in a large portion of early-stage breast cancer patients. The company was founded in 2000 and is located in Redwood City, California. For more information, please visit http://www.genomichealth.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to the applicability of clinical study results to actual outcomes; the company's plans to commercialize a test for colon cancer and the proposed timing of such commercialization; the company's beliefs regarding the benefits of a test for colon cancer and the belief that Oncotype DX should be integrat
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