Published in Cancer Weekly, July 18th, 2006
The data were published in New England Journal of Medicine.
In less than five months of treatment, 92% of patients with chronic phase Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) achieved a complete hematologic response with normal white blood cell counts after having shown resistance or intolerance to optimized Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) tablets therapy.
In more than a third of these patients, the Ph...
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