FDA Adds KRAS Testing Info to Vectibix, Erbitux Labels | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration has revised the prescribing information for a class of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors for colorectal cancer to include information on variations in the KRAS gene that may affect patient response to the drugs.

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