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Osimertinib in the treatment of leptomeningeal disease in T790M-negative, epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated non-small cell lung cancer: a case report

  
@article{CCO24281,
	author = {Julia Chen and Hussein Soudy},
	title = {Osimertinib in the treatment of leptomeningeal disease in T790M-negative, epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated non-small cell lung cancer: a case report},
	journal = {Chinese Clinical Oncology},
	volume = {8},
	number = {3},
	year = {2019},
	keywords = {},
	abstract = {Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LMC) is a terminal event in advanced cancer, its incidence in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutant non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is increasing due to recent advances in systemic therapy and prolongation of survival. Osimertinib is a third generation EGFR-tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) with preclinical and early clinical studies showing activity against LMC resistant to previous TKI treatments and acquired T790M mutation. We report a case of osimertinib in the treatment of LMC in a T790M-negative, EGFR-mutated NSCLC with significant clinical benefit and no toxicity. Osimertinib is a potentially effective treatment for LMC associated with EGFR-mutated NSCLC regardless of T790M status and a well-tolerated treatment for poor performance status patients.},
	issn = {2304-3873},	url = {http://cco.amegroups.com/article/view/24281}
}