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EGFR test

EGFR test

EGFR test: The EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) test is a laboratory test used to detect EGFR expression on the surface of cancer cells taken from a biopsy. This test is used to identify patients that may benefit from anti-EGFR antibody treatment for colorectal cancer.

EGFR test: Other Names

Other names for EGFR test include:

  • EGFR immunohistochemical test

Diseases Associated with EGFR test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with EGFR test:

  • Determine candidates for anti-EGFR antibody therapy for aggressive colorectal cancer

Basic Information: EGFR test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'EGFR test' may be involved.

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