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Overcoming Resistance to Targeted Therapies in EGFR-Positive Patients
*January 29, 2019* Lungevity, by Juhi Kunde. In 2004, after the discovery of mutations in the EGFR gene in lung cancer, the FDA approved a targeted therapy that increased survival in EGFR-positive NSCLC patients. However, the tumors inevitably became resistant to the treatment, and the cancer returned unchecked.To understand what was causing the cancer