Published in Cancer Weekly, December 22nd, 2009
This new class of anticancer agents, the EGFRIs, is used against various cancers including lung, pancreatic, breast, head and neck, and colorectal cancers. Patients treated with EGFRIs frequently experience toxic effects such as eruptions of the face, dry, itchy skin and nail inflammation. These side effects affect quality of life, but the impact of these effects on the patients' physical health, such as their...
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