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Suggest Treatment For Brain Damage After Treated Chemotherapy

Doctor, A kid of 4year suffering from Blood cancer since a year. Chemotherapy was going fine and when it comes to radiation, neural damage and brain damage occured. Can we cure his cancer with IMITINEF MERCILET? Please give suggestions. All the doctors said he can live only for few months. Please help us out.
                                                                 
Fri, 9 Jan 2015
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mentioned drug is very much targeted and is not going to work incase the leukemia does not has that gene rearrangement [ph positivity]. this drug is available and being used in that subset of leukemia for more than 10 years. it is not advisable to use it unless gene arrangement is proven.
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Suggest Treatment For Brain Damage After Treated Chemotherapy

mentioned drug is very much targeted and is not going to work incase the leukemia does not has that gene rearrangement [ph positivity]. this drug is available and being used in that subset of leukemia for more than 10 years. it is not advisable to use it unless gene arrangement is proven.