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Management of Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) and Clinical Outcomes in Patients Who Received Gefitinib in Thailand

2014-08-27 03:13:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine progression-free survival of lung cancer patients who received gefitinib in clinical practice in Thailand.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Lung Cancer

Location

Research Site
Bangkok
Thailand

Status

Recruiting

Source

AstraZeneca

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:26-0400

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