5:58 PM
Oct 24, 2008
 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

Researchers report role of BRAF mutation for mCRC drugs

Researchers at the University of Turin School of Medicine found that colorectal cancer tumors with a mutation in the BRAF gene do not respond to Vectibix panitumumab or Erbitux cetuximab. The group did find that Nexavar sorafenib restores the tumors' sensitivity to the EGFR-targeting mAbs.

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