With New Indication for Vectibix, FDA Approves Qiagen's Therascreen KRAS Test as Companion Diagnostic | GenomeWeb

Originally published May 27.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Food and Drug Administration last week approved Amgen's Vectibix as a frontline treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) alongside Qiagen's Therascreen KRAS test as companion diagnostic that can determine which patients are most likely to benefit from the drug.

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