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Ipsos European Oncology Monitor, 2005 - 2012, in UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain:
Breast cancer patients undergoing HER2 testing (IHC or FISH): 4EU raw sample ranges from 5,396-6,973 patients from 200-312 doctors per year; UK raw sample ranges from 1,447-2,158 patients from 34-72 doctors per year.
2nd line metastatic colorectal cancer patients undergoing KRAS testing: 4EU raw sample ranges from 237-734 patients from 93-135 doctors per year; UK raw sample ranges from 43-234 patients from 14-23 doctors per year.
Metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients (all histologies) undergoing EGFR mutation testing: 4EU raw sample ranges from 1,499-3,890 patients from 163-212 doctors per year; UK raw sample ranges from 398-803 patients from 28-42 doctors per year.
Source: Ipsos Healthcare
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