Lung Carcinoma

Lung carcinoma is a type of carcinoma that begins in the lungs and around 85% of the cases are potentially associated with cigarette smoking. The symptoms of lung carcinoma include cough, chest discomfort, weight loss, and hemoptysis.

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How long will it take for Tagrisso to cause resistance?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother os recently on Tagrisso. His recent scan is attached which shows improvement. He is vomiting while eating grains. What is the reason for vomiting and what can be done for this? Please tell me about this response to Tagrisso. If it is good? How much time does Tagrisso take ...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to In reply to your question for Osimertinib (Tagrisso), Osimertinib demonstrated improvement in PFS (18.9 versus 10.2 months, HR 0.46, 95% CI 0.37-0.57) and duration of response (17.2 versus 8.5 months) relative to other TKI. The PFS (progression-free survival) benefit w...  Read Full »

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