EGFR and HER-2/neu in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck

Eva Schneider, Vivienne Armbruester, Steffi Urbschat, Silke Wemmert, Ulrike Bechtel & Bernhard Schick
Introduction: It is known since several years that head and neck tumors show significant enhanced expressions of the EGFR and HER-2/neu genes. Nevertheless the reason for that overexpression is still unclear. Activating mutations seem to be rare in these tumors and the existence and relevance of[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]