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KRAS Mutation

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Also known as: K-Ras
Formal name: KRAS Mutation Analysis

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To detect a KRAS gene mutation in tumor tissue in order to guide cancer therapy and to evaluate prognosis

When to Get Tested?

When you have colon cancer that has spread (metastatic) or non-small cell lung cancer and your health practitioner is considering an anti-EGFR drug therapy

Sample Required?

A sample of tumor tissue

Test Preparation Needed?