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  • n. A drug used to treat certain types of cancer.

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  • The data, however, suggest that Gleevec, generically known as imatinib, provides a treatment benefit.

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  • Among Thomson Reuters favorites for the Medicine prize are three scientists from the United States -- Brian Druker, Nicholas Lydon and Charles Sawyers -- who discovered and developed ground-breaking new drugs called imatinib and dasatinib for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia CML.

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  • Drug-chemo combo doubles survival in high-risk childhood leukaemia patients WASHINGTON - A new study has revealed that daily doses of a targeted drug called imatinib mesylate along with regular chemotherapy can almost double the survival rate of children with a high risk type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph+ ALL).

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  • Since 2002, a cancer drug known as imatinib (Gleevec) has been used against GIST tumors that have a particular mutation called KIT.

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  • WASHINGTON - A new study has revealed that daily doses of a targeted drug called imatinib mesylate along with regular chemotherapy can almost double the survival rate of children with

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  • Scientists in Japan may have developed a way to accurately predict those patients who will resist treatment with imatinib, which is the standard of care for chronic myeloid

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  • Individuals with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) are first treated with a drug known as imatinib mesylate.

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  • Journal of Clinical Oncology show that adding continuous daily doses of a targeted drug called imatinib mesylate to regular chemotherapy more than doubled three-year survival rates for

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  • Oct 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that daily doses of a targeted drug called imatinib mesylate along with regular chemotherapy can almost double the survival rate of An estimated 4,700 Canadians will learn they have leukemia in 2009, according to the Canadian Society.

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  • Using this knowledge, the scientists have identified a drug substance called imatinib, which can inhibit the first signal pathway without affecting the other, protective, pathway.

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