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Afatinib: Added benefit depends on mutation status

Afatinib (trade name: GIOTRIF) has been approved in Germany since September 2013 for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with activating EGF receptor mutations ...

Feb 19, 2014
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High frequency of EGFR mutations found in Asian population

Adenocarcinoma histology, female sex, never-smoking status, and Asian ethnicity have been considered the most important factors associated with EGFR mutations in non-small cell lung cancer and response to EGFR inhibitors. ...

Feb 15, 2014
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Researchers use immunocytochemistry to determine ALK status

Personalized medicine in lung cancer relies on the identification and characterization of cancer biomarkers and the availability of accurate detection systems and therapies for those biomarkers. The standard procedure for ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Targeted therapy boosts lung cancer outcomes

–Thousands of patients with an advanced form of lung cancer that carries a specific dysfunctional gene are likely to fare better if treated with a targeted therapy than with traditional chemotherapy, report Dana-Farber ...

Jun 01, 2013
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EGFR

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