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

Lee, C.H.; Liam, C.K.; Pang, Y.K.; Chua, K.T.; Lim, B.K.; 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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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
Creators:
  1. Lee, C.H.
  2. Liam, C.K.
  3. Pang, Y.K.
  4. Chua, K.T.
  5. Lim, B.K.
  6. Lai, N.L.
Journal or Publication Title: Lung Cancer
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 09:51
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 12:13
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2153

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