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Feb 06, 2012
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Regulatory

Gleevec regulatory update

FDA granted full approval to Novartis' Gleevec imatinib for adjuvant treatment of stem cell factor ( SCF) receptor tyrosine kinase (c-Kit; KIT; CD117)-positive gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) for 36 months following surgery. The current standard is adjuvant treatment for 12 months. The...

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