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9 Months into Glivec/ Gleevec

It was mid April that Dad was due to his visit to his Oncologist and Endocrinologist. He looks well and we’re glad that know that he has put on some weight. 419 more words

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6 months into Glivec/Gleevec

I just realised my mistake on Dad’s GIST journal. The title “1st Month on Glivec” is actually referring to 1st follow-up with his Onco after 2 months being on Glivec. 834 more words

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Orphan Drugs: The Power Of Multiple Indications

Orphan drug companies have used with tremendous success as part of their drug life cycle management, the strategy to extend the life of their product by devising a succession of multiple discrete indications for the orphan drug. 577 more words

Orphan Drug Development


Accidentally deleted my last post.  I’ll blame it on the “Gleevec Fog”.

To recap, my dosage of Gleevec was increased, then decreased due to unacceptable and overwhelming side effects.  80 more words

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia



CAS No:-

IUPAC Name:- 4-[(4-Methyl-1-piperazinyl)methyl]-N-amino]phenyl]benzamide

M. P.:- 211-213 °C

MW: 493.604




Imatinib (INN), marketed by Novartis… 7,979 more words


1st Month on Glivec

A week ago, dad went for an appointment with his oncologist. He had completed a month-course of Glivec. So far, he experienced swollen left foot which was sprained before. 1,126 more words

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