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Whats imatinib mesylate?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Enzyme inhibitor
This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and gastro-intestinal stromal tumors.
It acts by inhibiting and enzyme produced by tumor cells.

In brief: Enzyme inhibitor
This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and gastro-intestinal stromal tumors.
It acts by inhibiting and enzyme produced by tumor cells.
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