The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Gleevec (STI-571) For Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Imatinib mesylate (STI-571; Gleevec - Novartis), an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor, has received accelerated approval from the FDA for treatment of all phases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) after interferon has failed.
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