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A single blood test and basic information about a patient’s medical status can... Revlimid® Reduces Need for Blood Transfusions in Some Myelodysplastic Syndromes
The agent Revlimid (lenalidomide) reduces the need for blood transfusions among patients... About PCROWD, Dana-Farber’s tissue-banking study for patients with Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Smoldering Multiple Myeloma, Smoldering Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulemia, and Early Myelodysplastic Syndromes
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome Management
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome Clinical Trials
ECOGE1905 – A Randomized Phase II Trial of Azacitidine with or without the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor MS-275 for the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (dysplastic type), and Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Multilineage Dysplasia.
DACO-020 – Phase 2 study of Decitabine Administered Daily for 5 Days Every 4 Weeks to Adults with Advanced-Stage Myelodysplastic Syndromes
REFMAL39 – A Phase I, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Study of SB-715992 Administered Weekly for Three Consecutive Weeks of 28-Day Cycle in Patients with Solid Tumors