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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Guardant Health today announced that it has partnered with the National Cancer Institute-funded SWOG cancer research consortium to identify mechanisms of resistance and future treatment options in non-small cell lung cancer patients.

The study, called SWOG-1403, will use Guardant's circulating tumor DNA test, Guardant 360, to examine whether combination EGFR blockade using cetuximab and afatinib is superior to afatinib alone as a frontline treatment for 600 patients with newly diagnosed EGFR-mutant NSCLC.

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