Items Tagged ‘Stages IIIB-IV Lung Cancer – Non-Small Cell’

August 27, 2009

Iressa® Superior to Paraplatin®/Taxol® in Advanced NSCLC


First-line treatment with Iressa® (gefitinib) improves progression-free survival over combination treatment with Paraplatin® (carboplatin) and Taxol® (paclitaxel) in advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) among nonsmokers and former light smokers in East Asia, according to the results of a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for […]

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Tags: Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, Stages IIIB-IV Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell