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Glossary: gefitinib, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

gefitinib

(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.

2007-06-18

Gefitinib