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Sprycel (dasatinib) Tablets Now Approved in Combination with Chemotherapy in Certain Pediatric Patients with Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Sprycel ® (dasatinib) tablets to include the treatment of pediatric patients one year of age and older with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in combination with chemotherapy.1 Sprycel… Read More »

Florida mom requests Halloween cards for 4-year-old undergoing chemotherapy

Tiffany McPherson turned to social media this year to do something nice for her son Carter, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy as part of his treatment for leukemia. (Tiffany McPherson) Halloween isn’t here yet, but one Florida boy is already having a memorable holiday. Tiffany McPherson turned to social media this season to do something… Read More »

How to Cope with Chemotherapy Side Effects

Chemotherapy is a treatment that makes use of anti-cancer drugs to cure cancer cells. This process has been used for countless years. While it can be quite beneficial, it brings adverse reactions because chemotherapy medicines do not only reach cancer cells but also other areas of the body. These include fatigue, dry mouth, nerve changes,… Read More »