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QIAGEN Receives Regulatory Approval in Japan for EGFR Companion Diagnostic to Guide Cancer Treatments
Date:1/9/2012

nce of an EGFR mutation in a patient's tumor. Individuals, for whom treatment decisions are made following determination of EGFR mutation status, can experience 60% response rates to EGFR-inhibitor drugs, a much higher success rate than with traditional chemotherapy, studies show. Conversely, other patients can be unresponsive to EGFR-inhibitor drugs. Using the companion diagnostic not only may improve therapeutic outcomes, but also save patients and healthcare systems a significant amount of money since the newer classes of drugs can cost tens of thousands of dollars. By determining EGFR mutation status, doctors can prescribe the relevant drugs only to patients who are expected to benefit from them.

QIAGEN is the world's leading independent provider of molecular technologies for personalized healthcare, currently offering more than 30 assays that include tests for the biomarkers KRAS, BRAF and PI3K. QIAGEN is expanding its presence in the personalized healthcare field through regulatory submissions, such as two completed in mid-2011 in the U.S. for the KRAS biomarker, that are the result of an extensive range of research and development partnerships. In 2011, QIAGEN also acquired the French diagnostics company Ipsogen, gaining rights to a portfolio of biomarkers, including JAK2 and BCR-ABL, that are believed to play a role in various blood cancers.  

About QIAGENQIAGEN N.V., a Netherlands holding company, is the leading global provider of sample and assay technologies. Sample technologies are used to isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from biological samples such as blood or tissue. Assay technologies are used to make such isolated bio-molecules visible. QIAGEN has developed and markets more than 500 sample and assay products as well as automated solutions for such consumables. The company provides its products to molecular diagnostics laboratories, academic researchers, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and applied testing cu
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