By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News)– Qiagen today announced that Japanese regulators have approved the company's Therascreen EGFR Mutation Detection Kit as a companion diagnostic for drugs targeting non-small cell lung cancer.

Separately, it also said that it has acquired the rights to biomarkers from two US firms for applications in personalized treatment of various cancers.

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