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Targeted cancer drugs for advanced cancer

Find out about targeted drugs used to treat advanced lung cancer, how you have them, and about possible side effects.

Erlotinib (Tarceva)

Find out what erlotinib is, how you have it and other important information about taking erlotinib.

Gefitinib (Iressa)

Read about gefitinib how you have it and what side effects it can have. 

Afatinib (Giotrif)

Find out what afatinib is, how you have it and other important information about taking afatinib for lung cancer.

Alectinib (Alecensa)

Alectinib is a type of targeted cancer drug. It is a treatment for non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has spread.

Crizotinib (Xalkori)

Find out what crizotinib is, how you have it and other important information about taking crizotinib for lung cancer.

Ceritinib (Zykadia)

Read about ceritinib for lung cancer, how you have it and other important information.

Nintedanib (Vargatef)

Read about nintedanib treatment for lung cancer, how you have it and other important information.

Nivolumab (Opdivo)

Find out what nivolumab is, how you have it and other important information about nivolumab treatment for lung cancer.

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda)

Pembrolizumab is a type of immunotherapy. You might have it for a number of different types of cancer such as non small cell lung cancer. 

Last reviewed: 
04 Dec 2019

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