Why It Is Used
Erlotinib slows or stops the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. It is used to treat cancers such as pancreatic cancer or non-small cell lung cancer. This medicine may be used with chemotherapy or if a person's cancer has not responded to chemotherapy.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 12, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology