gefitinib

A drug that is used to treat certain types of non-small cell lung cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is a type of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Also called ZD1839 and Iressa.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • gefitinib — fármaco inhibidor de la tirosina kinasa en lso receptores del factor de crecimiento epidérmico, utilizado para el tratamiento del cancer pulmonar fórmula química [véase http://www.iqb.es/diccio/g/ge.htm#gefitinib] monografía [véase http://www …   Diccionario médico

  • Gefitinib — drugbox IUPAC name = N (3 chloro 4 fluoro phenyl) 7 methoxy 6 (3 morpholin 4 ylpropoxy)quinazolin 4 amine CAS number = 184475 35 2 ATC prefix = L01 ATC suffix = XE02 PubChem = 123631 DrugBank = APRD00997 C=22 | H=24 | Cl=1 | F=1 | N=4 | O=3… …   Wikipedia

  • Gefitinib — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Gefitinib Andere Na …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gefitinib — noun A drug, used in the treatment of certain types of cancer, that acts in a similar way to erlotinib by selectively targeting the mutant proteins in malignant cells …   Wiktionary

  • gefitinib — ge·fit·i·nib (gĕ fitґĭ nib) a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, used in treatment of non–small cell lung cancer; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • Cancer Du Poumon — Traduction à relire Lung cancer → …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cancer des poumons — Cancer du poumon Traduction à relire Lung cancer → …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cancer du poumon — Traduction à relire Lung cancer → …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cancer pulmonaire — Cancer du poumon Traduction à relire Lung cancer → …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Erlotinib — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

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