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Poster presentation 1

970 - Correlation of different mutations with drug resistance in chronic myeloid leukemia in Indian perspective

Date

19 Dec 2015

Session

Poster presentation 1

Presenters

Soma Mukhopadhyay

Citation

Annals of Oncology (2015) 26 (suppl_9): 85-92. 10.1093/annonc/mdv526

Authors

S. Mukhopadhyay1, S. Dasgupta1, P. Mitra1, C.K. Bose1, F.H. Gharami1, A. Mukhopadhyay2

Author affiliations

  • 1 Molecular Biology, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Cancer Research Institute, 700016 - Kolkata/IN
  • 2 Haematooncology, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Cancer Research Institute, 700016 - Kolkata/IN
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Abstract 970

Aim/Background

The emergence of ABL point mutations is the most frequent cause for imatinib resistance in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). The aim of the study is to investigate mutations of the BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase domain (TKD) during TKI treatment in CML.

Methods

Karotyping and BCR-ABL TKD mutation screening are performed in 115 imatinib resistant CML patients who were on imatinib at the time of loss of hematologic response (HR), cytogenetic (CyR) or molecular response (MR). Imatinib –Resistance Mutation Analysis (Qualitative) were detected by Nested RTPCR and Sanger's Sequencing. Out of 115 patients, 42 patients received escalated Imatinib, 38 Nilotinib and another 35 Dasatinib.

Results

In 115 BCR-ABL positive imatinib, nilotinib and dasatinib resistant patients, 11 different BCR-ABL TKD mutations were detected. The analysis revealed no mutations-51 patients, M351T-13 patients, G250E-11 patients, F317L-10 patients, M244V-5 patients, E255K-5 patients, V379I-5 patients, F359V-4 patients, H396R-4 patients, Y253F 4 patients, E355G - 3 patients, T315I-2 patients. The eleven novel mutations (F317L, G250E, M244V, Y253F, E255K, M351T, F359V, H396R, V379I, E355G, T315I) conferring Imatinib resistance, 10 Nilotinib –resistant mutation (M244V, F359V, T315I, E355G, G250E) and 8 Dasatinib-resistant mutation (H396R, F317L, H396R, T315I, M351T) were seen in our patient population. T315I which confers resistance to all TKIs was detected only in 3/115 patients who demonstrate loss of response in our population.

Conclusions

As compared with other western studies the incidence of T315I mutation is very low in our study. In addition analysis of mutation patterns at baseline may help in stratifying patients for treatment. In our practice if nilotinib –resistant mutation was detected, dasatinib was preferred and if a dasatinib-resistant mutation was detected, nilotinib was preferred. We are planning for using Bosutinib, Panotinib and Omacetaxine (SC route) in third line therapy in Imatinib, dasatinib and nilotinib resistant different mutation positive chronic myeloid leukemia.

Clinical trial identification

Not applicable

Disclosure

All authors have declared no conflicts of interest.

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