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Erlotinib (Tarceva) is a synthetic drug prescribed for the treatment of cancer. It is approved to treat non-small cell lung cancer, and advanced unrescetable metastatic prostate cancer, and for pancreatic cancer. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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