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How bad are side effects of iressa (gefitinib) and whole brain radiation?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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Find out. Gefitinib (i) has few side effects: rash as an egfr tyrosine kinase blocker. Primary brain tumors express a variant egfr which may predicate its combination.
The adverse effects are likely to be from the XRT not iressa (gefitinib).

In brief: Experimetnal to
Find out. Gefitinib (i) has few side effects: rash as an egfr tyrosine kinase blocker. Primary brain tumors express a variant egfr which may predicate its combination.
The adverse effects are likely to be from the XRT not iressa (gefitinib).
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