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  •  BTW, the name of the drug for treating leukemia (5+ / 0-)

    is Gleevec (STI572). It has been used to effectively treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). CML used to be a deadly disease, killing patients within five years. Now, due to the enzymatic effects of Gleevec, CML patients can go on to have normal life expectancies.

    There will always be plenty of things to compute in the detailed affairs of millions of people doing complicated things. -Vannevar Bush 1945

    by Nathan Jaco on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 06:07:28 PM PST

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