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Targeted therapies for non-small cell lung cancer

... Drugs that target EGFR. Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is a
protein found on the surface of cells. It normally helps ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-targeted-therapies

To learn more

... Trichomegaly of the eyelashes after lung cancer treatment with the epidermal
growth factor receptor inhibitor erlotinib. J Clin Oncol. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/targetedtherapy/targeted-therapy-addl-resources

What's new in oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer research ...

... factors and growth factor receptors) that cause head and neck cancers to grow
and spread. Several drugs that target the epidermal growth factor ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/oralcavityandoropharyngealcancer/detailedguide/oral-cavity-and-oropharyngeal-cancer-new-research

Seven Breast Cancer Research Success Stories

... discovering lifesaving treatments, and better understanding factors that can ...
Cohen, Ph.D., discovered the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/acsresearchupdates/seven-breast-cancer-research-success-stories

Seven Breast Cancer Research Success Stories

... discovering lifesaving treatments, and better understanding factors that can ...
Cohen, Ph.D., discovered the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/acsresearchupdates/breastcancer/seven-breast-cancer-research-success-stories

Cancer Glossary

... Search [sometimes called HER2/neu]. see human epidermal growth factor
receptor 2 ... be at higher risk of cancer from many factors, including heredity ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=h

Types of targeted therapy used today | American Cancer ...

... Iressa ® (gefitinib). Gefitinib is used to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
This drug targets the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/targetedtherapy/targeted-therapy-types

Tumor markers found on the cancer itself

... Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). This protein, also known as
HER1, is a receptor found on cells that helps them grow. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/tumormarkers/tumor-markers-t-m-cancer-itself

Cancer Glossary

... epidermal growth factors Search [ep-ih-DERM-uhl]. hormone-like substances ...
grow faster because they contain more growth factor receptors than ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=e

Cetuximab In Lung Cancer: A Small Step Forward

... right direction. Cetuximab targets a receptor on cancer cells called
epidermal growth factor receptor, or EGFR. We can ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2008/06/01/cetuximab-in-lung-cancer-a-small-step-forward.aspx