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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

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

Timeline of Accomplishments of ACS-Supported Researchers ...

... Montalcini, honored "for their discoveries of growth factors." • 1986 -- ACS ...
discovers that the her2/neu human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 is ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/timelineofaccomplishmentspdf.pdf

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 pancreatic cancer research and treatment?

... One example is epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR ... Anti-angiogenesis
factors: All cancers depend on new blood vessels to nourish their growth ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-new-research

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

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