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Epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in non- small cell lung cancers in a multiethnic Malaysian patient population

Liam, Chong-Kin and Leow, Hwong-Ruey and How, Soon-Hin and Pang, Yong-Kek and Chua, Keong-Tiong and Lim, Boon-Khaw and Lai, Nai-Lang and Kuan, Yeh-Chunn and Pailoor, Jayalakshmi and Rajadurai, Pathmanathan (2014) Epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in non- small cell lung cancers in a multiethnic Malaysian patient population. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 15 (1). pp. 321-326. ISSN 1513-7368

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Abstract

In Malaysian patients with NSCLC, the EGFR mutation rate was similar to that in other Asian populations. EGFR mutations were significantly more common in female patients and in never smokers. Never smoking status was the only independent predictor for the presence of EGFR mutations.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2987/37076
Uncontrolled Keywords: EGFR mutation - multiethnic - non-small cell lung cancer - smoking - Malaysian
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine
Depositing User: AP Soon Hin How
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2014 09:50
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2017 11:51
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/37076

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