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Tasigna Beats Sprycel To First-Line CML Punch

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Now that Novartis' Tasigna (nilotinib) has been approved by FDA for the treatment of first-line chronic myeloid leukemia, the race has officially begun for two second-generation BCR-ABL kinase inhibitors to supplant the venerable market-leader, Novartis' Gleevec (imatinib)

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