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Scary!!!!

I left a piece of luggage behind on my Southwest Airlines flight over the weekend. Inside was my Gleevec prescription. Taking this oral chemo pill daily is vital to me, and others suffering with CML, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. 190 more words

CML

Ode to an Old Friend

You go by different names – gleevec, imatinib, imatinib mesylate; and have many nicknames – orange bullet, magic bullet, lucky charms just to name a few. 287 more words

Sharing

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

Dad's Health Journal

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

Dad's Health Journal

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

Whoopsie!

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