A 58-year-old female asked:
azd 6244- mek inhibitor- a selective mitogen-activated protein kinase (mek) inhibitor. mk 2206- akt inhibitor. why prescription for me? it ? nsclc/mets
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General Surgery 43 years experience
Molecular targeting: These agents are designed to selectively knock out key pathways your tumor may use to grow. Presumably you already had your tumor tested for these different mutations. Ask the doctor offering these options to explain their rationale. These are investigational studies and many of the treatment costs may be covered-ask.
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