New options abound to treat resistant blood cancers
January 22, 2007
Many agents are in development to fight resistance to Gleevec (imatinib, Novartis) in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). That was one of the issues highlighted at the recent meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), held in Orlando, Fla. The meeting drew 20,000 attendees seeking news of improved treatments for blood cancer.