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Dasatinib active against Ph+ leukemia with CNS involvement

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Dasatinib, a second-generation dual-specific BCR-ABL kinase inhibitor penetrates the blood-brain barrier and has promising therapeutic potential for Philadelphia chromosome-positive leukemia that has spread to the CNS, researchers report in the August 15 issue of the journal...
Pamela J. Paley, MD, Gynelcologic Oncologist, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, WA, discusses minimally invasive surgery in gynecologic cancer. References and Resources Zakashansky K, Bradley WH, Nezhat FR. New techniques in radical hysterectomy. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Feb;20(1):14-9. ...
Brenda J. Hoffman, MD, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, discusses colon cancer screening in the African-American population. References and Resources Sharma S, O'Keefe SJ. Environmental influences on the high mortality from...