FDA approves genetic test to help some colon cancer patients, physicians considering Erbitux therapy

by FDA on July 6, 2012

in FDA Alerts

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first genetic test that can help some colorectal cancer (CRC) patients and their doctors determine if the drug Erbitux (cetuximab) would be an effective treatment based on the presence of a gene mutation.

This is a summary of a Press Release issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The link below will take you to the original press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected.

View Full Details Of Original FDA Press Release Here.

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