NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pharmagogenomics firm DxS said today that it has signed an agreement with Amgen to market its K-RAS assay as a companion diagnostic for Amgen’s Vectibix (panitumumab) colorectal cancer therapy in the US.
 
Under the terms of the agreement, DxS’ TheraScreen K-RAS Mutation Kit will become a companion diagnostic for use with Vectibix if approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, DxS said. 
 

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