What is the biological therapy of Chronic myeloid leukemia?

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The most common treatment is a biological therapy used, a treatment drug such as imatinib also known as Glivec, over several years patients use this treatment due to the positive response and the drug maintains leukemia under control. However, imatinib won’t work on all patients. Therefore, alternative treatment drugs are used such as Ponatinib (Iclusig). The ideal target for molecular therapy is the BCR/ABL due to the presence of the fusion protein in all chronic myeloid leukemia cells which isn’t found in benign cells. The fusion protein is essential and sufficient...
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