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The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of chemotherapy followed sequentially by gefitinib versus chemotherapy alone in the first line treatment of NSCLC. This study will be conducted in Asian patients who are classified as 'never smoker' since it is suggested that these patients are more likely to respond favorably to treatment with gefitinib.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
pemetrexed, cisplatin, gefitinib
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Eli Lilly and Company
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:41:13-0400
To investigate the curative effect between Pemetrexed/Cisplatin and Pemetrexed/Cisplatin intercalating Gefitinib Treating EGFR Wild NSCLC
The purpose of this study is to compare the combination of pemetrexed and gefitinib versus gefitinib alone, in terms of progression-free survival. This study is in participants who have st...
This study is a randomized Phase 3 study comparing pemetrexed and cisplatin combination to gemcitabine and cisplatin for the treatment of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NCSLC). Gemcitabine pl...
The main purpose of this study of pemetrexed combined with cisplatin used as neoadjuvant chemotherapy (2 or 3 cycles) in patients with operable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is to loo...
The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate the hypothesis that cixutumumab given in combination with cisplatin and pemetrexed is superior to cisplatin and pemetrexed as first-line th...
There are various mechanisms underlying the resistance of EGFR-mutant lung adenocarcinoma to epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors (EGFR-TKIs). We herein report a case of pulmona...
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The five-year survival rate of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients is very low. MiR-873 is involved in the growth, metastasis, and differentiation of tumors. Herein, we determined the target g...
Malignant neoplasm arising from the epithelium of the BRONCHI. It represents a large group of epithelial lung malignancies which can be divided into two clinical groups: SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER and NON-SMALL-CELL LUNG CARCINOMA.
A form of highly malignant lung cancer that is composed of small ovoid cells (SMALL CELL CARCINOMA).
A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.
An inorganic and water-soluble platinum complex. After undergoing hydrolysis, it reacts with DNA to produce both intra and interstrand crosslinks. These crosslinks appear to impair replication and transcription of DNA. The cytotoxicity of cisplatin correlates with cellular arrest in the G2 phase of the cell cycle.
A quinazoline derivative and ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT that functions as a PROTEIN KINASE INHIBITOR for EGFR associated tyrosine kinase. It is used in the treatment of NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER.
GILOTRIF (afatinib) is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 19 deletions or exon 21 (L8...
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