Gleevec News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/5/2017
Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia

Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

5/19/2017
Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

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

3/8/2017
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

3/18/2016
Generic Gleevec Will Likely Cut Millions in Health Costs

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

1/25/2013
Gleevec's Latest Approval is for Pediatric Cancer

Drug blocks proteins that fuel cancer-cell development

3/28/2012
Gastrointestinal Tumor Patients Live Longer on Cancer Drug

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

2/1/2012
Gleevec Approval Widened to Include Rare Cancer

CD117-positive gastrointestinal stromal tumors