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Targeting mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation eradicates therapy-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia stem cells

15 views | Dec 10 2019

Kuntz EM et al. provided a strong rationale for investigation of the use of TKIs in combination with tigecycline to treat patients with CML with minimal residual disease. [Read the Full Post]

Treatment Patterns in Patients with Chronic-Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia in Routine Clinical Practice: the SIMPLICITY Italian Population

275 views | Aug 10 2019

Abruzzese E et al. provided valuable insights into management and treatment patterns in Italian patients with CML within routine clinical practice. [Read the Full Post]

Phase Ib study of the combination of pexidartinib (PLX3397), a CSF-1R inhibitor, and paclitaxel in patients with advanced solid tumors

64 views | Aug 03 2019

Wesolowski R et al. showed the combination of pexidartinib and paclitaxel was generally well tolerated. RP2D for pexidartinib was 1600 mg/day. Pexidartinib blocked CSF-1R signaling, indicating potential for mitigating macrophage tumor infiltration. [Read the Full Post]

Sustained inhibition of receptor tyrosine kinases and macrophage depletion by PLX3397 and rapamycin as a potential new approach for the treatment of MPNSTs

62 views | Jul 18 2019

Patwardhan PP et al. suggested that PLX3397 is superior to imatinib in the treatment of MPNSTs, and the combination of PLX3397 with a TORC1 inhibitor could provide a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of this disease. [Read the Full Post]

TKI-Related Platelet Dysfunction Does Not Correlate With Bleeding in Patients With Chronic Phase-Chronic Myeloid Leukemia With Complete Hematological Response

196 views | Jun 21 2019

Sener Y et al. concluded that TKIs may impair in vitro platelet aggregation but this impairment is not associated with bleeding diathesis. [Read the Full Post]

Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of imatinib in pediatric patients

0 views | Jan 22 2019

Suttorp M et al. indicated taht pharmacokinetic variables (e.g. alpha 1-acid glycoprotein binding, drug-drug/food-drug interactions via cytochrome P450 3A4/5, cellular uptake mediated via OCT-1-influx variations and P-glycoprotein-mediated drug efflux) still await to be addressed in pediatric patients systematically. [Read the Full Post]

Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of imatinib in pediatric patients

515 views | Jan 22 2019

Suttorp M et al. indicated that adherence to imatinib intake may be the most prominent factor influencing treatment outcome in teenagers thus pointing towards the potential benefits of regular drug monitoring. [Read the Full Post]

The afatinib resistance of in vivo generated H1975 lung cancer cell clones is mediated by SRC/ERBB3/c-KIT/c-MET compensatory survival signaling

0 views | Nov 07 2018

Booth L et al. indicated that inhibition of ERBB3 signaling via both blockade of SRC and ERBB1 results in tumor cell death. [Read the Full Post]

Dying glioma cells establish a proangiogenic microenvironment through a caspase 3 dependent mechanism

502 views | Nov 07 2018

Feng X et al. illustrated that caspase 3 activation in dying glioma cells unfavorably supported post-irradiation angiogenesis. This double-edged role of caspase 3 suggested that taming caspase 3 from the opposite side, not always activating it, may provide novel therapeutic strategies due to restricted post-irradiation angiogenesis. [Read the Full Post]

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-A Increases the Aqueous Humor Outflow Facility

529 views | Nov 06 2018

Fujimoto T et al. suggested that VEGF-A may regulate the conventional aqueous outflow of SCE cells through VEGFR2. [Read the Full Post]