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Novartis Gleevec Found Effective in Treating Gastro-intestinal Tumors

tions for patients with primary GIST," noted the principal investigator of the study, Ronald DeMatteo, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at New York.

"Conventional chemotherapy agents have been notoriously ineffective in GIST. This study for the first time demonstrated that targeted molecular therapy reduces the rate of recurrence after complete removal of a primary GIST."

Diane Young, Head of Global Medical Affairs at Novartis Oncology, said, "With these new data, we see that Gleevec may help patients with early GIST. We will now work with the investigators on a submission to gain regulatory approval for Gleevec as adjuvant treatment for GIST."

Adjuvant therapy is treatment given in addition to the primary therapy to kill any cancer cells that may have spread, even if the spread cannot be detected by radiologic or laboratory tests.
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