John Savooji

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Crizotinib as the first-generation ALK inhibitor has shown significant activity in ALK-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Second- and third-generation ALK inhibitors are entering clinical applications for ALK+ NSCLC. In addition, a third-generation ALK inhibitor, lorlatinib (PF-06463922), was reported to resensitize NSCLC to crizotinib. This review(More)
With the advent of new agents targeting CD20, Bruton's tyrosine kinase, and phosphoinositol-3 kinase for chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL), more treatment options exist than ever before. B-cell lymphoma-2 (BCL-2) plays a major role in cellular apoptosis and is a druggable target. Small molecule inhibitors of BCL-2 are in active clinical studies. ABT-199(More)
Therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a long term complication of chemotherapy for a variety of cancers. In most cases, the marrow demonstrates high risk cytogenetics and the prognosis is poor. In a minority of patients "good risk" cytogenetics, including t(15;17)(q22;q12), are seen and the patient's prognosis is similar to those who have de novo(More)
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