Steve Rodman (Dallas, Texas)
DSRCT Diagnosed 7/01 at age 45 - Passed Away 2/03
Steve had three major surgeries and six rounds of chemotherapy. In late 2002 , he took 400 mg of Gleevac every day for four weeks. He was put on Gleevac because his tumor tested C-kit positive. Some GIST tumors, which also test C-kit positive, have been successfully treated with Gleevac.
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