OHSU Team Identifies Mutations That Suggest Sutent Better Than Gleevec In Some GIST Cases | GenomeWeb
Research at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland may lead to a diagnostic that could help physicians unsatisfied with Gleevec’s performance against gastrointestinal stromal tumors to switch to Sutent.
“We wondered if the same [genes of response for Gleevec] would hold true for Sutent, and what we found is that it’s exactly opposite,” according to Michael Heinrich, who led the study. Heinrich previously studied mutations linked to Gleevec response in GIST.

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