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First Blood-Based Lung Cancer EGFR Test Gets Green Light

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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FDA has approved the first liquid biopsy test to detect genetic mutations linked to drug response in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Roche's cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 could be a game-changer in helping to diagnose certain NSCLC patients without requiring a tumor biopsy, the agency suggests.

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