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I received an abnormal reading on an eGFR blood test, and of course, Googled it. The top listing was the one for this page (Epidermal Growth Factor). Upon further examination, I see that there is a Disambiguation page for "EGFR". I'm wondering if it's standard (or acceptable) policy to provide a small "redirector" at the top of an article like this? (e.g. "If you're looking for information on eGFR relating to a blood test, you might want to look here <link>". Please advise, or if it's acceptable, please feel free to implement it (I haven't authored or changed much on Wiki.) Geebee2K (talk) 20:16, 11 March 2011 (UTC)
Someone has done it (a hatnote), although since there is the disambiguation page I'm not sure it was needed. - Rod57 (talk) 06:15, 29 December 2012 (UTC)
Some sources use the designation EGFR1. Is this an alternative name or a subtype? --Eleassarmy talk 19:37, 19 December 2011 (UTC)
It's a subtype. As far as I know there's also an EGFR-2, blocked in example in the treatment of breast cancer. Most tumors in woman are either EGFR-1 or EGFR-2 sensitive. Therefore the receptor status will be tested in most western countries so they can be treated with the correct inhibitor. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 8166UY (talk • contribs) 13:25, 30 April 2012 (UTC)