Items Tagged ‘Chronic Myeloid Leukemia’

January 14, 2018

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Bosulif for Treatment of Newly-Diagnosed Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

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CancerConnect News: On December 19, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to bosutinib Bosulif (bosutinib) for treatment of patients with newly-diagnosed chronic phase (CP) Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). ABOUT CHRONIC MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA (CML) Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a rare blood cancer, which begins in the bone marrow, […]

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Tags: (Ph+), Bosulif, bosutinib, chronic myelogenous leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, chronic phase, CML, Gleevec, Leukemia, News, Philadelphia chromosome positive


March 31, 2011

CML Patients Treated with Gleevec Have Normal Life Expectancy

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People with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) that is in complete remission after two years of treatment with Gleevec® (imatinib) have survival rates that are similar to those of the general population. These results were published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Each year in the United States, approximately 5,000 people are diagnosed with […]

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March 20, 2009

Cancer's Glamour Girl

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Down-to-earth and down-to-business when it comes to cancer advocacy, Erin Zammett Ruddy discusses her very public journey with chronic myeloid leukemia and why she continues to share her story. by Diana Price Erin Zammett Ruddy always wanted to be famous—at least a little bit. In My (So-Called) Normal Life, the memoir she wrote after she […]

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July 1, 2008

LYN Kinase Affects Sensitivity to Gleevec® in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

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LYN Kinase Affects Sensitivity to Gleevec® in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia A protein structure known as the LYN kinase appears to play an important role in the effectiveness of Gleevec® (imatinib mesylate) in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) cancer cells. These results were recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Chronic myeloid leukemia is […]

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