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Glivec was posted 05/16/2001 07:00 pm by peter argani
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Hi Mark: i am sorry to hear about your father's tumor. As a pathologist, i am not one who prescribes Glivec so i can't give a good discussion of the specific downsides of Glivec. i would suggest that you speak to an oncologist about this-we have several listed on our site if you need them. One point that they may want to know is whether or not your father's tumor expressed c-kit. Not many bile duct cancers have been tested for this protein, so i can't say how likely it is to be positive. take care, peter.

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