Advanced non-small-cell lung cancer with epidermal growth factor receptor mutations: current evidence and future perspectives.

The identification of activating mutations in the tyrosine kinase domain of the EGF receptor (EGFR) predictive of response to tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) led to a therapeutic revolution in the treatment of patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). To date, eight randomized clinical trials have demonstrated that first-line treatment… (More)