Article Abstract

Stressing the need to overcome EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor resistance

Authors: Leila Toulabi, Bríd M. Ryan

Abstract

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related mortality (1). This is partly due to the late stage at which lung cancer is diagnosed—more than 80% of lung cancers are diagnosed with either regional or distant metastasis (1). However, it is also partly because many patients’ tumors are ultimately refractory to therapy.

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