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Glossary beginning with I

A glossary of terms.
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I.S. search for term

International Scale used for determining an internationally agreed standard of q RT-PCR molecular laboratory testing values.

Iclusig search for term

The commercial name for ponatinib.

IFN search for term

Abbreviation for Interferon Alpha.

Imatinib search for term

The generic name for Glivec or Gleevec (US); the first generation of tyrosine kinase inhibitors used to effectively treat and control Ph+CML.

Imatinib Mesylate search for term

The generic name for Glivec or Gleevec (US); the first generation of tyrosine kinase inhibitors used to effectively treat and control Ph+CML.

Interferon Alpha search for term

A protein found in humans encoded by the IFNA1 gene; sometimes used in the treatment of CML before the introduction of TKI therapy.

IRIS Study search for term

Abbreviation of the International Randomized Study of Interferon and STI571 (imatinib/Glivec). A study opened in 2000 - 2001 compared imatinib with interferon alpha and low-dose cytarabine for newly diagnosed chronic phase CML in 1,106 patients.

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