Accelerated phase CML patients benefitted from nilotinib

Forman, Stephen
March 2008
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p28
The article reports on studies that examined the effectivity of the novel oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor nilotinib (Tasigna, Novartis) among patients with accelerated phase chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML-AP) and resistance or intolerance to imatinib (Gleevac, Novartis). One study found nilotinib to be effective among patients with CML-CP and resistance or intolerance to imatinib.


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