Oncotype DX Prostate Cancer Assay


Sunquest Code:ONCPRO  
Epic Code:40000932Epic Name:ONCOTYPE DX Prostate Cancer Assay
Methodology:Reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14 days.
Special Instructions:A pathology report MUST accompany specimen in order for testing to be performed.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Tissue
Optimal Volume:FFPE Tissue Block


Processing and Shipping

Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. A copy of the pathology report must be included.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Genomic Health)


Interpretive

Use:Oncotype DX Prostate Cancer Assay gives an individualized result called a Genomic Prostate Score (GPS) that can predict the aggressiveness of the tumor.


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