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A Prospective, Multicenter Study on Best Clinical Use of Imatinib in the Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

2014-07-23 21:13:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Open-label, multicenter study of imatinib (400mg/die p.o.)in patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Patients will be treated for up to 12 months. Data regarding its best clinical use in terms of tumor response, survival, tolerability and safety profile will be prospectively collected.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Intervention

Imatinib

Location

Novartis Investigative Site
Ancona
Italy

Status

Completed

Source

Novartis

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:55-0400

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