Gazyva is designed to bolster the immune system's ability to attack cancer cells.
Has any research been conducted to determine whether the incidence of various types of skin cancer is greater in people who fly for a living compared with the general public?
Imatinib belongs to a class of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors and blocks proteins that promote development of cancer cells.
The FDA has approved ponatinib to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The FDA has approved bosutinib (Bosulif, Pfizer) for patients with chronic, accelerated or blast phase Philadelphia chromosome positive CML, who are resistant to or who cannot tolerate other therapies.
A 69-year-old woman presents with night sweats, dizziness, fatigue and chronic pain in the upper abdomen.
Children and young adults who had computer tomography (CT) scans of the head had a small but increased risk of later leukemia and brain cancer, data indicate.