What is Gefitinib?

It is a Anti cancer drug from the new class Epidermal growth factor inhibitor. It is useful in breast cancer and lung cancers. Would be useful in cancer which have these receptors.

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Hello Sir, My father has been suffering from Mouth Cancer. He was first diagnosed with tongue/mouth cancer way back in 1995 and underwent surgery....

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1. Dr XXXXXXX Pradhan is one of the foremost Cancer Surgeons in India and...

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A cancer patient with small cell carcinoma in the lung was treated with Getifact 250mg. Once his found him fully cured. The doctor suggested him to...

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small cell lung cancer first treatment is not getifact. If it is limited stage disease chemoradiotherapy is the treatment but in extensive...

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my cousin has stage 4 small cell lung cancer in both lungs and it has spread to the brain they have told us cemo n raditation did not help there is...

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Stage 4 lung cancer which has spread to brain has a very poor prognosis.
Palliative RT to brain may relieve some symptoms.
If his type of cancer is...

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