Published in Health and Medicine Week, September 19th, 2005
The Invader UGT1A1 test is cleared for use to identify patients who may be at increased risk of adverse reaction to the chemotherapy drug Camptosar (irinotecan) by detecting and identifying specific mutations in the UGT1A1 gene that have been associated with that risk. Camptosar is used to treat colorectal cancer and was relabeled recently to include dosing...
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