Date: 2017-06-29

Type of information: Granting of a Market Authorisation in the US

Product name: Extended RAS Pane


Therapeutic area: Cancer - Oncology - Diagnostic

Action mechanism: companion diagnostic

Company: Illumina (USA - CA)

Disease: colorectal cancer

Latest news:

  • • On June 29, 2017, Illumina announced its Extended RAS Panel , an FDA -approved next-generation sequencing (NGS) kit that meets the newly published guidelines for evaluation of colorectal cancer from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), and the American Society of Clinical Oncology ( ASCO ).
  • This kit is intended to be used on the Illumina MiSeqDx® System and enables U.S. laboratories to help clinicians identify which patients are eligible for treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer with Vectibix® (panitumumab).
  • The Extended RAS Panel offers RAS testing to determine eligibility for EGFR inhibitors in metastatic colorectal cancer. It allows the simultaneous detection of 56 RAS mutations contraindicated for anti-EGFR therapy The Extended RAS Panel will begin shipping in Q3 2017. For more information,


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