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Lung Cancer. 2011 Nov;74(2):349-51. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2011.08.008. Epub 2011 Sep 13.

Successful pregnancy with epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor treatment of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma presenting with respiratory failure.

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  • 1Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ipohchlee@yahoo.com

Abstract

We report a woman presenting with respiratory failure due to a right-sided pleural effusion, lung metastases and lymphangitis carcinomatosis from advanced lung adenocarcinoma in the third trimester of pregnancy, who showed good response to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

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