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Long-Term Outcome Of Nilotinib 400 Mg Twice Daily In First-Line Treatment

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Submitted by sandy craine on Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:56am

Nilotinib is a second-generation TKI that has been approved for the first-line treatment of chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia, based on the results of a prospective randomized study of nilotinib vs imatinib (ENESTnd). Apart from this registration study, very few data are currently available on first-line nilotinib treatment. We report here the long-term, 6-year results of the first investigator-sponsored, GIMEMA multicenter phase 2, single-arm trial with nilotinib 400 mg twice daily as first-line treatment in 73 patients with cp CML