Compact Sequencing Technology for KRAS Companion Diagnostic Testing
17 Feb 2012
Certain KRAS gene mutations are often present in patients with colon, lung and pancreas cancer. Therapeutic antibodies Erbitux® and Vectibix® are only effective treatment options in patients without KRAS gene mutations. This poster describes how compact sequencing technology can be used as a fast and cost effective alternative to established PCR methods.