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Bud and Yvonne

Diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Bud noticed an article in the newspaper on Brian Druker's research. Bud and his wife Yvonne contacted Druker in 1996, and Bud was the first patient to receive the drug STI-571 (Gleevec) in clinical trials.
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