Latest Philadelphia chromosome Stories

2009-12-02 17:45:00


2009-12-01 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-11-10 07:15:00

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, known for his unblockable signature "sky hook" shot, has announced that he was diagnosed late last year with a rare type of blood cancer known as Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML).

2009-10-20 00:15:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that Tasigna® (nilotinib) 200 mg capsules met its primary endpoint in the first head-to-head comparison with the company's groundbreaking drug Gleevec® (imatinib mesylate) tablets*.

2009-10-07 09:49:27

Phase 2 study results of targeted therapy added to chemo.

2009-08-05 09:30:00

University of Michigan researchers have developed an animal model that provides strong evidence why imatinib, marketed as Gleevec, helps patients with chronic myeloid leukemia survive longer, but does not keep the disease from returning if treatment ends.

2009-06-17 06:00:00

Oncology Test Further Highlights Broad Market Applicability of GeneXpert System SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced the release of its improved Xpert(R) BCR-ABL Monitor test to be marketed as a CE IVD product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices.

2009-05-28 08:30:00

MADISON, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics scientists will present results of three studies revealing the effect of genomic abnormalities on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and prostate cancer during the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), scheduled for May 29 through June 2 in Orlando, FL.

2009-04-15 11:07:33

U.S. and British scientists say they've identified a class of drugs that may enhance the effectiveness of medications used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia. People with chronic myeloid leukemia are usually first treated with a drug known as imatinib mesylate.

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