What is the role of necitumumab (Portrazza) in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)?

Updated: Aug 21, 2019
  • Author: Maurie Markman, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Keith K Vaux, MD  more...
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Necitumumab (Portrazza) is a monoclonal antibody that targets EGFR. It was approved in the United States in November 2015 for first-line treatment of metastatic squamous NSCLC in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin. [26]


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