Ponatinib for chronic myeloid leukemia.

@article{Goldman2012PonatinibFC,
  title={Ponatinib for chronic myeloid leukemia.},
  author={John M. Goldman},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={367 22},
  pages={2148-9}
}
The treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) must be ranked as one of the great medical success stories of the past 30 years. The demonstration that the Philadelphia (Ph) chromosome carries a fusion gene formed by the juxtaposition of BCR and ABL genetic sequences focused attention on the possibility that the tyrosine kinase activity of ABL might be greatly enhanced by fusion with BCR such that the BCR-ABL oncoprotein could be the primary cause of CML. If it were so, then… CONTINUE READING
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