Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 14th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "Primary small cell carcinomas of the uterine cervix are uncommon but highly aggressive malignancies. The recent observations that c-kit proto-oncogene, a tyrosine kinase, is overexpressed in small cell lung cancers and that advanced c-kit-expressing gastrointestinal stromal tumors were successfully treated with a selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor STI-571 (Gleevec, imatinib mesylate) prompted us to...
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