BOSULIF (bosutinib) has been granted a positive opinion for the treatment of adults with newly diagnosed chronic phase Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myelogenous leukemia
Based on leukemia type the market is categorized into chronic leukemia, acute leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia
, acute myelogenous leukemia
, chronic lymphatic leukemia, and acute lymphatic leukemia.
Philadelphia chromosome is found in most patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia
(CML) and sometimes also in acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia
The contract has been signed to accelerate development of a targeted immunotherapy for patients with acute myelogenous leukemia
About 10% of patients have their MDS transform into acute myelogenous leukemia
Current treatments for acute myelogenous leukemia
(AML) have not proven very effective, particularly when patients are elderly or already infirm.
Bohyer's patient was an 11-year-old boy who was diagnosed in 2003 with acute myelogenous leukemia
and was treated with chemotherapy.
Since its introduction a few years ago, the cancer drug imatinib has given patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia
an unprecedented chance at long-term survival.
NS-187, which is a molecular targeted agent in the preclinical stage, is intended for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia
In adolescents, ALL is the most common form of leukemia, but by age 29, acute myelogenous leukemia
In an April 2001 report, the IOM said there was limited or suggestive" evidence that a parent's exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War may read to a child contracting acute myelogenous leukemia