NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has updated its guidelines to recommend that oncologists determine the KRAS gene status of either a primary tumor or a metastasizing site as part of pre-treatment work-up for patients diagnosed with colon cancer.
 

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