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  1. Systemic Mastocytosis
    ... have every adverse side effect. I was also on chemo " Gleevec " for 6 months til I ended up with liver damage from ... or masto we are not sure which. I think it was the Gleevec but it didn't work anyway the number of malignant ... mast cells in my bone marrow kept going up not down. Gleevec doesn't work if you have the mutation in the ckit...
    ... to decrease or inhibit vasodilation. I'm sorry Gleevec didn't work for you, did your doctors know you had ... ckit 816 before putting you on it? Gleevec (Glivic in Australia) was only approved for use in...
    ... Houston, TX where they were doing clinical trials for Gleevec for systemic masto. They said they would have to ... test for all of us at once. But they started me on Gleevec . I had to have blood work every week and return to ... sick liver with alot of necrosis. They stopped the Gleevec since it wasn't working anyway. It took quite a while ... they wanted me to try another chemo 17-AAG or a Super Gleevec (which is suppose to work for masto's with the ckit ... to decrease or inhibit vasodilation. I'm sorry Gleevec didn't work for you, did your doctors know you had ... ckit 816 before putting you on it? Gleevec (Glivic in Australia) was only approved for use in...
    ... but I was on Chemo. I was on the oral chemo called Gleevec . It did not help because I have the mutation in the ... damage. MD Anderson in Houston is doing trials with Gleevec and Super Gleevec but according to my local oncologists ... are not good so I am not even going to try the Super Gleevec . Believe me being on the chemo was very hard and...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Can someone have mastocytosis and still have negitive blood tests?
    ... been thru all the biopsies and was even on chemo ( Gleevec ) until it damaged my liver. Life is hell with masto...
    ... lucky and stick with him. I was on chemo 2 yrs ago ( Gleevec ) and it didn't work it just caused liver damage. ...
    ... malignant/Atypical like mine so he didn't get into the Gleevec Clinical trial like I did. However the Gleevec didn ... 't work for me and I have refused to try Super Gleevec or Ontak chemo they offered since they wouln't give...
    ... also Oncologist/Hemotologist doc. I have been on Gleevec (chemo) and it didn't do anything to help just damaged...
    ... the c-kit mutation and thus you are a candidate for gleevec ). Many don't bother having one if they are doing fine...

  2. Mastocytosis
    ... all are exploring the possibility of at least trying Gleevec for me too now. I am running short on time right now...

Cancer board

  1. GIST/ Gleevac
    ... to know more about what you mean by treatable. Can Gleevec make the cancer go into permanent remission? Can...
    ... with an oncologist and he is telling me I should take Gleevec . I am concerned about doing this because it is so...
    ... have seen much success with GIST patients who use Gleevec . It is the most effective form of treatment to date ... people who are dedicating their entire research to Gleevec and GIST. If your mother's doctor reccommended Gleevec...

  2. Please Help!, only 6 months to live
    ... National Cancer Institute 'Question and Answer' page on Gleevec [Glivec]. Recommend reading this as it may help you ... url="http://newscenter.cancer.gov/pressreleases/qanda gleevec .html"]http://newscenter.cancer.gov/pressreleases/qandagleev...

  3. new cancer drug released today
    ... news about a new drug that was released today called Gleevec . They said it is the biggest advancement in caner...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. urinary pain w/permanent colonoscopy
    ... experienced this also. I am not taking chemo, i am taking 6 gleevec pills a day. I only add this in case this may be a...
    ... and have had it since May 2001. I don't know what gleevec is so I can't speak to that. What kind of pain with...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. Small Cell Lung cancer
    ... and so far she is cancer free! A new drug called Gleevec or Gleevac shows promise for treating small cell and...

  2. how rapid does small cell lung cancer spread

Leukemia board

  1. Need some advice on CML
    ... medication should be about 20-50 times as effective as Gleevec which is the standard treatment for CML. More information...

  2. Financial question
    ... was told 2/11/08 that I have cml, I am right now on Gleevec and it is working well. What my question is that...

  3. CML - 8 months on meds
    ... diagnosed with CML yesterday. They have put her on Gleevec . Not knowing anything at all about CML, I immediately...
    ... fighting CML for the past 3 years. She was placed on Gleevec first. She did awesome on it until it stopped working...
    ... much more effective against mutant types of CML than Gleevec . The Philadelphia mutation is the basic chromosome ... than 40 slightly different mutations identified. Gleevec is effective against the most common mutations, about ... excess (and malformed) white blood cells. I never took Gleevec , and was considered for a test protocol for Sprycel...
    ... anything about fluid retention as a side effect of Gleevec . My sister began on that drug and is now retaining...
    ... the great statistical success of CML patients taking Gleevec or Sprycel, or Tasigna, a doctor would be foolish...

  4. Cml,4 Months Later
    ... And Was Told Of Diagnosis. Im Doing Very Well On Gleevec . I Went From 600mg To 400 And Now Im On 300..almost ... and All Other Blood Work Is Normal! What A Blessing Gleevec Is For Me. Just Wanted To Share This. My Onc Suggested ... A Bmt, But I Really Want To Stay On Gleevec , Any Thoughts On The Gleevec Vs. Bmt? Love, Marlane...

  5. Hi, new guy with cml.
    ... get those two things under control, then was put on Gleevec . Been on it for 2 months now, and my blood counts...
    ... similar battles. I've heard such good reports on the Gleevec . One fellow (a physician) here in NM with CML began ... treatment with Gleevec about a year ago and seems to be totally cured..though...

  6. help!!!! I need friends:
    ... remission for 7 years now it has returned. She is on Gleevec . Are you? What kind of treatment have you had? Your...
    ... husband was diagnosed with CML two years ago. He is on Gleevec (400 Mg.) and his white blood count is now normal...

  7. My Personal Fight:
    ... with CML. She tells me she's doing OK, just started Gleevec 3 days ago. She's just 43 and single with a lot of...

  8. I want to share good news!
    ... oncologist went great. He told him that after beeing on Gleevec for a really short time, his blood was "normal".....

  9. Gleevec results
    ... diagnosed with CML few weeks ago and she started on Gleevec about 9 day ago. Her WBC came down to normal. For ... most people Gleevec works. But her platelets count is till very high. ... The doctor told us to give gleevec at least 21 days to work. I hope this helps....
    ... just received really good news today about how the Gleevec is working. We saw my husband's oncologist this morning ... for this new medication. Stay strong for your Mom. Gleevec works wonders. Take care...
    ... works. Is your husband having any side effects from gleevec ? My mom feels nauseated all the time. She can't really...
    ... crazy when he said there could be a connection with Gleevec and the dreams he was having but I checked out some ... believe how many people have been having dreams with Gleevec . How's your MOm doing and feeling? Just tell her to...
    ... Just reading your posts. I am currently on 600 mg of Gleevec for ALL ph+. The Gleevec has worked regarding my counts ... after the 1st induction of chemo...I'm in remission. Gleevec has caused some fatigue and muscleaches (not common...
    ... your words!!! It's been a while since I asked about Gleevec results and I am very happy to say that so far it...
    ... was diagnosed Spet of '05 with MCL and has been on Gleevec since then. He's not able to work yet, he's a laborer...
    ... was dx with cml in march of 2005 and I have been on gleevec ever since then, I was able to go into remission in ... talking about putting me on sprycell and taking me off gleevec for fear of resistance to gleevec now....

  10. Medication side effects
    ... My hubby just started taking Gleevec . From what I've read it's a wonder drug. It also lists...

  11. Desperately need info
    ... burden is almost as bad. His Dr. wants to start him on Gleevec . We do not have any insurance at all. Any ideas where...

  12. My son was diagnosed with CML
    ... was dx in march of this year. i have been on 400 mg gleevec until last month and my dr upped my dosage. my dr ... says gleevec is a wonder drug. although my side effects have been ... the only way i would have to consider bmt is if the gleevec did not get me into remission. which as of yet i am...
    ... CML on 9/28/04. She is currently taking 600 mg of Gleevec with mim. side effects. She is being treated at...
    ... week and it was clean. I do not know anything about Gleevec , and as far as I know it was not considered for his...

  13. I'm having a bone marrow biopsy Monday - scared - please help
    ... but I'm not a hemotologist.if it is they may discuss Gleevec which is an absolute wonder drug for many w/your...
    ... but I'm not a hemotologist.if it is they may discuss Gleevec which is an absolute wonder drug for many w/your...

  14. symptoms & diagnosis
    ... sub-type. About 2 years ago, the FDA fast-tracked Gleevec / Glivec for CML because it stops/reverses CML in ... many patients. However, Gleevec is not a permanent cure for all CML patients; some...

  15. College Project

  16. new drug released today
    ... news about a new drug that was released today called Gleevec . They said it is the biggest advancement in caner...

Children's Health board

  1. Hypereosinophilia Syndrome In Children??
    ... Very Scared. My Son Is Currently On Prednisone And Gleevec To Try And Contain His Counts. He Had Been On Pred ... Just All Of A Sudden Stopped, Hence, The Switch To Gleevec . From Everthing That Ive Heard And Read About This...

Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. Hypereosinophilia Syndrome In Children?
    ... Very Scared. My Son Is Currently On Prednisone And Gleevec To Try And Contain His Counts. He Had Been On Pred ... Just All Of A Sudden Stopped, Hence, The Switch To Gleevec . From Everthing That Ive Heard And Read About This...