Understanding interpatient variation of clinical responses among acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (All) patients treated with 6-mercaptopurine (6-Mp): a pharmacogenomics-metabolomics perspective / Wan Rosalina Wan Rosli

Wan Rosli, Wan Rosalina (2012) Understanding interpatient variation of clinical responses among acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (All) patients treated with 6-mercaptopurine (6-Mp): a pharmacogenomics-metabolomics perspective / Wan Rosalina Wan Rosli. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IPSis Biannual Publication, 1 (1). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

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Abstract

Leukaemia chemotherapy had advanced considerably, enabling higher rates of survival and cure. This success is largely attributable to optimization of the use of chemotherapeutic agents such as 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP). However challenges still remain in striking a delicate balance between therapeutic outcome and risk of toxicity due to the narrow therapeutic window of anticancer drugs. This is compounded by the variability in patient response even when given the standard dose. Identification of patients at risk of adverse events would be beneficial, thus pharmacogenomics could play a role in reducing the related adverse drug reaction and hospitalization by the development of diagnostic tools to tailor appropriate therapies for patients.

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Wan Rosli, Wan RosalinaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Dissertations, Academic. Preparation of theses > Malaysia
R Medicine > RC Internal Medicine > Cancer
Divisions: Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IPSis Biannual Publication
Volume: 1
Number: 1
Item ID: 19123
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM; lymphoblastic leukaemia
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 02:39
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 2
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19123

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