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Is overexpression of HER-2 a predictor of prognosis in colorectal cancer?

Dara O Kavanagh*, Gillian Chambers, Liam O' Grady, Kevin M Barry, Ronan P Waldron, Fadel Bennani, Paul W Eustace and Iqdam Tobbia

BMC Cancer 2009, 9:1  doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-1

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Targeting EGFR, HER2 and VEGF

Michael H��lling   (2009-01-23 11:10)  Roche Pharma AG email

Dear Sir,<br><br>my first comment is just a technical one, as for the time being the provisional pdf of the article is not accessible.<br><br>Secondly, in the abstract the monoclonal antibody (MAB)Bevacizumab is erroneously described as targeting the human epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), while in fact it targets the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) (but not its receptor). The MAB targeting the EGFR is named Cetuximab.<br><br>Yours faithfully<br>Michael Hölling

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