Imatinib use extended

The licence for Glivec (imatinib) has been extended to include the treatment of adult patients with: - newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukaemia integrated with chemotherapy, or as monotherapy in patients with relapsed or refractory disease. - unresectable dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans or patients with recurrent and/or metastatic disease who are not eligible for surgery.

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