Drug That Battles Resistance To Leukemia Pill Gleevec 'Extremely Effective' Against Cancer

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Treatment for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

An experimental therapy that battles drug resistance in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) has proved "extremely effective" in fighting cancer, giving patients for whom all conventional therapies have failed another option, researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center reported.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb therapy, Sprycel (dasatinib), treats