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FDA Approves Adjuvant Imatinib

Posted by Julie Royster (juliecontent) on Dec 20 2008
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On December 19, 2008 the US FDA announced approval of the use of imatinib (Gleevec) as adjuvant treatment (prescribed after complete surgical resection) to prevent recurrence of GIST.  Below is a link to the brief announcement.  More details should emerge soon.

http://www.fda.gov:80/bbs/topics/NEWS/2008/NEW01931.html

Last changed: Dec 20 2008 at 11:10 AM

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