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Efficacy and safety of afatinib in a Chinese population with advanced lung adenocarcinoma with sensitive EGFR mutations.

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Summary of "Efficacy and safety of afatinib in a Chinese population with advanced lung adenocarcinoma with sensitive EGFR mutations."

Afatinib is an irreversible ErbB family blocker that improves progression-free survival (PFS) of advanced EGFR-mutant lung adenocarcinoma compared to chemotherapy. However, afatinib leads to more adverse events than first-generation EGFR inhibitors. Hence, exploration of the optimal afatinib initial dose and its efficacy and safety in Asian patients has drawn extensive attention.

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Name: Thoracic cancer
ISSN: 1759-7714
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