TPMT

Do You Know How You’ll Respond to Thiopurine Medications?

January 15, 2013
Some of the more common thiopurine drugs: 6-Thioguanine (Lanvis ®) 6-Mercaptopurine (Purinethol ®) Azathioprine (Azasan ®, Imuran ®) You may lack the enzyme thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) and not even know...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variations May Impact Risk of Hearing Loss in Children Receiving Common Chemotherapy Drug

November 10, 2009
Cisplatin, a cancer chemotherapy drug first approved by the FDA in 1978, revolutionized the treatment of many types of cancer.   Despite its effectiveness, in many cases doctors are forced...
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