Successful pregnancy with epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor treatment of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma presenting with respiratory failure

Lee, C.H. and Liam, C.K. and Pang, Y.K. and Chua, K.T. and Lim, B.K. and Lai, N.L. (2011) Successful pregnancy with epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor treatment of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma presenting with respiratory failure. Lung Cancer.

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Official URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21920622

Abstract

We report a woman presenting with respiratory failure due to a right-sided pleural effusion, lung metastases and lymphangitis carcinomatosis from advanced lung adenocarcinoma in the third trimester of pregnancy, who showed good response to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Respiratory Medicine;
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2011 01:51
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 04:13
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2153

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