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.

Atezolizumab (Tecentriq)

Atezolizumab is a type of immunotherapy drug. You might have it as a treatment for cancer of the bladder, urinary cancer or for non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). 

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda)

Pembrolizumab is a type of immunotherapy. You might have it for a number of different types of cancers.

Last reviewed: 
04 Dec 2019
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