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Is blood cancer curable by Imitinef Mercilet ?

My son 17 years old has blood cancer (AML) and under gone 8 times chemotherapy is it cure-able from Imitinef Mercilet ?
Asked On : Thu, 3 Feb 2011
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hello randeep,
the drug is imatinib. Imatinib binds to the site of tyrosine kinase activity, and prevents its activity.
it is a safe drug and is used in the treatment of blood cancer.
it will help you achieve a state of remission.
i hope i have answered your query.
take care
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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