New Antibody For EGFR Causes Lung Cancer Regression

Tue, 30 Jan 2007 07:00 PM EST

... Mutant forms of the protein EGFR are important for the development of lung cancer in a substantial proportion of individuals with this disease. However, not all individuals express the same mutant EGFR, for example, some have a mutation that affects the intracellular part of EGFR and some have a mutation that affects the extracellular part of EGFR (known as the EGFRvIII mutant). [click link for full article] ...