The first MHLW-approved METex14 companion diagnostic
Archer®MET is the first MHLW-approved METex14 therapy for NSLC
ArcherMET tests for MET exon 14 (METex14) skipping mutations in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to identify patients who may benefit from new MHLW-approved targeted therapies.
METex14 skipping: An important biomarker for therapy selection
- METex14 skipping mutations lead to oncogenic MET signaling, resulting in poor prognosis.1
- Deregulation of the MET pathway via MET mutations plays an important role in acquired resistance to EGFR-TKIs.2
- METex14 skipping is associated with poor response to standard NSCLC therapies.3-7
- Each year, approximately 53,300 NSCLC patients have METex14 skipping.8-10
Prevalence of select NSCLC oncogenic alterations10-20
There is now a new regulatory-approved targeted therapy for NSCLC patients with METex14 skipping.
With ArcherMET, you can test for METex14 skipping mutations in NSCLC patients using tissue and blood samples.
By including a step at the beginning of the test to check the quality of the RNA extracted from the sample, ArcherMET ensures that a high quality sample is available for analysis and increases the success rate of the test.
Add ArcherMET to your current testing workflow with tissue and liquid biopsies.
Reliable results you can trust
*At 3.0% allele frequency using 5 ng ctDN A and 0.3% allele frequency using 30 ng ctDN A
Minimal sample requirements that ensure patient access to testing
- Minimum 2 unstained FFPE slides
- 5-10 um thickness per slide
- Minimum 20 mm2 tissue (the total area of the tissue should be determined from H&E)
- Nucleic acid content: >10 ng TNA
- No macrodissection required
- 10 mL whole blood
- Nucleic acid content: >5 ng ctDNA
- No need for invasive tissue biopsy
Expand your NSCLC testing workflow with ArcherMET
Identify METex14-positive patients with ArcherMET so your NSCLC patients can receive an effective therapy sooner.
Learn more at Archer-MET.jp
How to order
ArcherMET is available for order through LSI Medience and SRL For instructions on to order and prepare samples, please contact each lab directly:
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ArcherMET is only available for companion diagnostic use in Japan
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