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Mylotarg
Jun 23, 2004
... Mylotarg is a very powerful drug. He went into remission Apr 2003 and the AML came back in Jan 2004. He took 2 more rounds of Mylotarg this year. In Dec 2002, his side effects were bad mouth sores. ... (3 replies)
Mylotarg
Jun 23, 2004
... Hi. thanks for the information. However, the Dr. found out that Mylotarg would not work for him (My Dad.) So, they gave him Cytarabine for chemo.Right now the white blood cells are very low. Does anyone know about filgrastim (Neupogen), i.e. how fast does it work? Thanks (3 replies)
Mylotarg
Jun 13, 2004
... Hi. I just wanted to know if anyone has experience with Mylotarg as a treatment for AML. ... (3 replies)

Vidaza
Aug 14, 2004
... with AML, is about to start taking shots 1 X a day for 5 days. He has taken other chemos and a powerful chemo called Mylotarg. He is too weak to take anymore Mylotarg right now, just finished 2 rounds in Feb 2004. If the Vidaza shots doesn't work then he will receive a lower dosage of Mylotarg. ... (0 replies)
Hello everyone.
Dec 6, 2007
... Hi patty.I dont think i had the mylotarg,when i was randomised in the trial i dident get the option to have it.But,what ive heard about the mylotarg is that its a new drug and its doing some good stuff!! ... (14 replies)
... When we arrived theDr explained that he thought a Bone Morrow transplant as well as the Mylotarg would be her best option. So we had her 3 sisters tested and got 2 perfect matches. Her sister Laura was 13 months younger than herand wanted to do it. ... (1 replies)
... I never thought anyone would ever reply to my post it is so nice to have someone finally reply to me whether it be about mylotarg or not. ... (2 replies)
... Have him ask his doctor about trying Mylotarg < edited > (2 replies)
... Thankfully we caught it early. It's AML, and my wife's cytogenetic came back clean, so hopefully we won't need a bone marrow transplant. Plus she qualified for a Mylotarg research study. ... (6 replies)
... Martgetgo, Have they tried Mylotarg (Gemtuzumab Ozogmicin)? This is a pretty good chemo for acheiving remission. You may want to try the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society board. There are alot of people over there who have and are experiencing the same. Also, the University of Minnesota has an experimental treatment where they are transplanting patients (triple cord blood) who... (2 replies)
... could be because of genetics in that the chromosomal abnormalities kept switching back, creating the leukemia again and again. He has been treated by mylotarg and ATRA. Most recently, he was treated with arsenic. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks so much for your very helpful advice. We have asked his doctors about the donor lymphocytes and he says that because my brother already has so much GVHD (he is grade 3 on skin and grade 2 overall GVHD), the donor lymphocytes will not help him; so they don't even want to try. We also asked about using Mylotarg because it is something he has not ever had; however, the... (4 replies)
... I thought of something else that would be worth looking into, 2 things actually. The first is a new drug called Mylotarg which is chemotherapy used on relapsed AML patients who are post transplant. The second thing I thought of was a procedure worth looking into. ... (4 replies)
... Good for your persistants. I hope things go well for you. My dad has AML since Dec 2002. He is too old (63) to have a bone marrow transplant. He has taken a chemo called Mylotarg, 4 times. Last week, he had a bone marrow biopsy and it still shows dyplasia, which the doctor said he will always have. Yesterday, his white blood count is 2.8. Hang in there and never stop... (10 replies)
Mylotarg
Jun 24, 2004
... Neupogen is a shot to bring up the white blood cells. Dad got them daily in the stomach (they want to give it in a fatty tissue) and they really helped in bringing up the white cells. His count got down to .2 at one time. The shot will bring the up until the cells starts producing on their own. There's also a shot called Procrait to help the red cells also but it's only... (3 replies)
... My 4 year old niece has aml leukemia has gone thru 2 bone marrow transplants already and has relapsed again after 2 years it came back suddenly and rapidly she is now trying the new experimental drug mylotrag also known as cm-676 on the 7 th day and she has still not showed any side effects thank god she is at rileys hospital in indinapolis as a outpatient if anyone has any... (2 replies)




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