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Jan 10, 2011
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Clinical Results

Gleevec imatinib: Phase III data

Researchers from INSERM and colleagues reported data from the first part of the open-label, international Phase III SPIRIT trial in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that 400 mg/day Gleevec plus 90 µg/week Pegasys peginterferon alfa-2a resulted in significantly higher MMR rates compared with 400 or 600 mg/day Gleevec monotherapy or 400 mg Gleevec plus cytarabine at 12 months (57% vs. 38%, 49% and 46%, respectively, p<0.001 across all...

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