Gleevec News

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Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia

Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study

Plus, there's no evidence of safety concerns linked to long-term use of the drug, researchers say

Generic Gleevec Will Likely Cut Millions in Health Costs

Over 5 years, researchers estimate more than $9 million in insurance savings

Gleevec's Latest Approval is for Pediatric Cancer

Drug blocks proteins that fuel cancer-cell development

Gastrointestinal Tumor Patients Live Longer on Cancer Drug

Extended treatment with Gleevec increased patients' 5-year survival rates, study finds

Gleevec Approval Widened to Include Rare Cancer

CD117-positive gastrointestinal stromal tumors