Gleevec Trial in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Chronic Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
This study will evaluate the molecular response to high dose Gleevec in newly diagnosed patients with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) in Chronic Phase. This study will evaluate the ability of Gleevec to reduce the amount of abnormal protein that occurs in patients with CML.
Patients who are eligible to participate will be treated for 18 months. This trial will include male or female patients 18 years or older who are newly diagnosed (within 6 months) with CML.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment