Therapeutic targets in chronic myeloid leukaemia.

Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a clonal disorder of the haemopoietic stem cell arising as a consequence of the formation of the bcr-abl oncogene. The particular molecular basis of this condition has enabled the development of therapies that selectively target diseased cells. The success of the rationally designed first-line therapy imatinib mesylate (IM… (More)