Prevalence of Aberrant Expression of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Human Cancers

Br Med Bull. 1991 Jan;47(1):87-98. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.bmb.a072464.


This chapter reviews briefly the prevalence of overexpression of the epidermal growth factor receptor in human cancers. In addition, it examines the mechanisms responsible for increased expression and its clinical significance.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • ErbB Receptors / genetics*
  • Gene Expression
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / genetics*


  • ErbB Receptors