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Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), which promotes cell survival and division, is found at abnormally high levels on the surface of many cancer cell types, including many cases of non-small cell lung cancer. Erlotinib (Tarceva), an oral small-molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is a so-called targeted drug that inhibits the tyrosine kinase domain of(More)
OBJECTIVE Very few studies have explored the temporal relationship between hypertension and trigeminal neuralgia (TN). The aim of this population-based follow-up study was to investigate whether hypertension is associated with a higher risk of developing TN. METHODS A total of 138,492 persons with at least 2 ambulatory visits with the principal diagnosis(More)
OBJECTIVES Tuberculosis (TB) was a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Canada early in the 20th century. Elderly populations in Canada remain at high risk for TB disease. Elderly patients may present atypically, with the result that many active cases can remain undiagnosed. We present an outbreak of TB that occurred in a Residential and Long-Term Care(More)
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