This Week in Lancet Oncology

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In Lancet Oncology this week, researchers in China report on the efficacy of gefitinib as a maintenance treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. The team randomly assigned 296 patients to receive either gefitinib or placebo within three to six week of chemotherapy, and found that progression-free survival was significantly longer with gefitinib compared to placebo.

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