epidermal growth factor receptor

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epidermal growth factor receptor

epidermal growth factor receptor

epidermal growth factor receptor

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Family and Chemosensitization

Molecular pathologic diagnosis of epidermal growth factor receptor

The type III epidermal growth factor receptor mutation Biological significance and potential target for anti-cancer therapy

Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors and derived treatments

Developing Inhibitors of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor for Cancer Treatment

Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors related trichomegaly of Eyelashes

Epidermal growth factor receptor downregulation by small heterodimeric binding proteins

Epidermal growth factor receptor is overexpressed in neuroblastoma tissues and cells

Epidermal growth factor receptor and variant III targeted immunotherapy

Epidermal growth factor receptor targeting and challenges in glioblastoma

Connective tissue growth factor is a new ligand of epidermal growth factor receptor

Prognostic Applications of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Its Ligand, Transforming Growth Factor-α

Immunohistochemical Study of Estradiol, Epidermal Growth Factor, Transforming Growth Factor Alpha and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Endometrial Neoplasia

Overexpression of transforming growth factor-α and epidermal growth factor receptor, but not epidermal growth factor, in exocrine pancreatic tumours in hamsters

Gene expression and immunolocalization of heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor and human epidermal growth factor receptors in human corpus luteum

Re: Treatment of Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2–Overexpressing Breast Cancer Xenografts With Multiagent Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor–Targeted Therapy


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(EGFR) a protein on the surface of cells (see receptor) that binds with epidermal growth factor and is therefore involved in cell division. EGFR is expressed at increased levels in numerous tumours, particularly of the head and neck, and in colorectal cancer, in which it can be a target for antibody therapy with cetuximab. Tyrosine kinase inhibitors acting specifically on the EGFR include gefitinib (Iressa) and erlotinib (Tarceva) in lung and pancreatic cancer.

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