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Oncogene AEG-1 strongly predicts response to erlotinib treatment in EGFR-mutant lung...

Spanish researchers have identified a gene whose expression level strongly predicts how well certain lung cancer patients will respond to treatment with the drug erlotinib. Dr Rafael Rosell and colleagues reported their findings at the European M...

Loss of gene promotes brain-tumor development, reduces survival, study finds

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- New research shows that loss of a gene called NFKBIA promotes the growth of glioblastoma multiforme, the most common and deadly form of brain cancer, and suggests that therapies that stabilize this gene may improve survival for c...

Erlotinib improves progression-free survival as first-line therapy in advanced lung cancer

For patients with advanced lung cancer whose tumors carry EGFR activating mutations, first-line treatment with erlotinib nearly tripled progression-free survival compared to a standard chemotherapy combination, show results from the first prospect...

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