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Drug interactions with tyrosine kinase inhibitors in chronic myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the interactions between tyrosine kinase inhibitors and other drugs taken at the same time in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. This study concluded that drug interactions were found in a significant number of patients, with mild side effects. Some background Imatinib (Gleevec) and similar drugs are the...

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Stem cell transplantation in chronic myeloid leukemia

Posted by on Apr 9, 2017 in Leukemia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review discussed the role of stem cell transplantation in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. Some background Stem cell (immature blood cell) transplantation (SCT) has had a long history in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Patients who have a matched donor (someone who is a close genetic match, such as a...

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