Definitions

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  • n. A drug used to treat certain cancers.

Etymologies

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Unknown + -tinib

Examples

  • Treatments with Tarceva, also know under its generic name erlotinib, can cost between $30,000 to $60,000 a year.

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  • Data from preclinical and Phase 1 studies of ficlatuzumab demonstrate a well-tolerated profile and good combinability with EGFR inhibitors, such as erlotinib and gefitinib, and we look forward to continuing to advance ficlatuzumab in the clinic.

  • In AVEO's proprietary tumor models with elevated HGF/c-MET signaling, ficlatuzumab exhibited strong additive anti-tumor effect when given in combination with other approved anti-cancer agents such as erlotinib Tarceva

  • "It also presents the rest of the world with a need for information that identifies patients for whom the amount of benefit of therapies such as erlotinib can support a valid argument for their use."

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  • By blocking this receptor, drugs such as erlotinib aim to slow tumour growth and proliferation.

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  • Lung cancer patients whose tumors carry specific genetic mutations can achieve significantly longer survival when treated with targeted therapies such as erlotinib, Spanish researchers report.

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  • I should realize when she says pharmacy hasn't received orders to prep your erlotinib.

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  • Thailand's previous health minister, Mongkol na Songkhla, decided in early January to issue compulsory licenses (a policy that permits lower-cost generics) for four drugs: Novartis's imatinib, also known as Gleevec; Novartis's breast-cancer drug letrozole, whose brand name is Femara; Sanofi-Aventis's docetaxel, marketed as Taxotere and used to fight lung and breast cancer; and Roche's erlotinib, whose trade name is Tarceva.

    Thai Ministry to Recommend

  • Those treatments include drugs such as crizotinib (Xalkori) and erlotinib (Tarceva), which are most effective in tumors that contain certain genetic mutations.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The majority of those patients had colon or lung cancer and the most common drug treatments included cetuximab (marketed as Erbitux) and erlotinib (Tarceva).

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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