Fast Five Quiz: Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) and the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Gene (EGFR)

Daniel S. Schwartz, MD, MBA

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November 30, 2021

Figure 1. Color-enhanced chest radiograph of lung cancer.

Overexpression of EGFR is common in NSCLC. Cancers overexpressing EGFR have been shown to have increased resistance to therapy and increased metastatic potential, and thus a poorer prognosis.

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