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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



gefitinib  listen  (geh-FIH-tih-nib)

  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 Iressa and ZD1839.

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