NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen and Clovis Oncology announced after the close of the market on Monday a partnership to develop a companion diagnostic for a candidate oncology drug being developed by Clovis.

The deal covers the co-development and co-commercialization of the test to guide the use of CO-1686 being developed by Clovis to initially target an unmet clinical need in patients with epidermal growth factor receptor-driven non-small cell lung cancer who no longer respond to EGFR-inhibiting drugs.

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