Is Philadelphia Chromosome Curable? Topic Guide

Is Philadelphia Chromosome Curable? Is Philadelphia Chromosome Curable?: Philadelphia chromosome is a genetic mutation that causes leukemia. There is technically no cure for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) caused by the Philadelphia chromosome, but treatment can help the cancer go into remission.

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Is Philadelphia Chromosome Curable? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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cytarabine and daunorubicin (liposomal) Cytarabine And Daunorubicin (liposomal)

Cytarabine and daunorubicin liposomal is a combination medicine used to treat acute myeloid leukemia that is newly diagnosed in adults and children at least ...learn more »

peginterferon beta-1a Peginterferon Beta-1a

Peginterferon beta-1a is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (including clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and active...learn more »

ponatinib Ponatinib

Ponatinib is used in adults to treat a type of blood cancer called chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), or Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic le...learn more »

bosutinib Bosutinib

Bosutinib is used in adults to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)...learn more »

vincristine liposome Vincristine Liposome

Vincristine liposome is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...learn more »

omacetaxine Omacetaxine

Omacetaxine is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)...learn more »

nilotinib Nilotinib

Nilotinib is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in adults and children who are at le...learn more »

dasatinib Dasatinib

Dasatinib is used in adults and children to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)...learn more »

peginterferon alfa-2a Peginterferon Alfa-2a

Peginterferon alfa-2a is used alone or with other medicines to treat chronic hepatitis C in adults and children at least 5 years old.

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imatinib (oral) Imatinib (oral)

Imatinib is used to treat certain types of leukemia (blood cancer), bone marrow disorders, and skin cancer. Imatinib is also used to treat certain tumors of...learn more »

peginterferon alfa-2b Peginterferon Alfa-2b

Peginterferon alfa-2b is used in combination with ribavirin or other medications to treat chronic hepatitis C in adults and children who are at least 3 years...learn more »

interferon beta-1a Interferon Beta-1a

Interferon beta-1a is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis in adults (including clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and...learn more »

interferon beta-1b Interferon Beta-1b

Interferon beta-1b is used to treat is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). This medicine will not cure MS, but it may decrease flare-u...learn more »

interferon gamma-1b Interferon Gamma-1b

Interferon gamma-1b is made from human proteins. Interferons help the body fight viral infections...learn more »

hydroxyurea Hydroxyurea

Hydroxyurea is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia, ovarian cancer, and certain types of skin cancer (squamous cell cancer of the head and neck)...learn more »

interferon alfa-n3 Interferon Alfa-n3

Interferon alfa-n3 is used to treat genital warts in adults. This medicine is for use only on the outside of the body...learn more »

interferon alfa-2b Interferon Alfa-2b

Interferon alfa-2b is used to treat hairy cell leukemia, malignant melanoma, follicular lymphoma, Kaposi's sarcoma caused by AIDS, and certain types of genit...learn more »

vincristine Vincristine

Vincristine is used to treat leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, rhabdomyosarcoma (soft tissue tumors), neuroblastoma (cancer that forms in ...learn more »

cytarabine Cytarabine

Cytarabine is used together with other cancer drugs to treat certain types of leukemia (blood cancers).

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busulfan Busulfan

Busulfan oral (taken by mouth) is used to treat the symptoms of chronic myelogenous leukemia (a type of blood cancer). Busulfan is not a cure for leu...learn more »

cyclophosphamide (oral/injection) Cyclophosphamide (oral/injection)

Cyclophosphamide is used to treat several types of cancer.

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