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  • cytarabine
  • In the past, antimetabolites (e.g., cytarabine, hydroxyurea), alkylating agents, interferon alfa 2b, and steroids were used as treatments of CML in the chronic phase, but since the 2000s have been replaced by Bcr-Abl tyrosine-kinase inhibitors drugs that specifically target BCR-ABL, the constitutively activated tyrosine kinase fusion protein caused by the Philadelphia chromosome translocation. (wikipedia.org)
  • IRIS, an international study that compared interferon/cytarabine combination and the first of these new drugs imatinib, with long-term follow up, demonstrated the clear superiority of tyrosine-kinase-targeted inhibition over existing treatments. (wikipedia.org)
  • breast
  • The purpose of this study is to determine whether exemestane plus dasatinib will be well-tolerated and will increase progression-free survival in the treatment of advanced ER+ breast cance. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Ribociclib is a CDK4-6 inhibitor recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) as first-line treatment for metastatic breast cancer (MBC). (bioportfolio.com)