CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) — Results from a large, multinational prospective clinical trial have shown that patients with metastatic colorectal cancer whose tumor carries the wild-type version of the KRAS gene are much more likely than patients with the mutated form of the gene to benefit from the monoclonal antibody Erbitux.
 

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