What is the method of action of gefitinib in the treatment of non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)?

Updated: Jul 15, 2021
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Nagla Abdel Karim, MD, PhD  more...
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Gefitinib represents a class of EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) that act intracellularly to block activation of the EGFR pathway. [150, 151]


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