Gene: EGFR

ICARE Newsletter Fall 2023

Germline EGFR Mutations and Familial Lung Cancer

A study, in which our Vanderbilt colleagues Georgia Wiesner, MD, MS (geneticist) and Kelly Taylor, MS, LCGC (genetic counselor) participated, was recently published about the inherited T790M EGFR mutation. Mutations in this gene lead to a higher risk or lung cancer and were found to be more common in the Southeast United States where there …

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