Tag: EGFR inhibitor

1. In this retrospective cohort study, there was an observed decrease in mortality in non-small-cell lung cancer patients that corresponded with the approval of targeted therapies 2. The improved mortality of small cell lung cancer was not driven by treatment advancement but rather a decrease in the incidence Evidence Rating Level:...
Image: PD 1. HLA-DRB1*07:01 and HLA-DQA1*02:01 are strongly associated with liver injury among patients with HER2+ primary breast cancer taking lapatinib. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Lapatinib, a dual HER2/neu and EGFR inhibitor, is used as part of combination therapy for advanced or metastatic HER2-expressing breast cancer. Though previously well-tolerated,...