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RATIONALE: CC-5013 may slow the progression of myelodysplasia and allow the body to produce normal red blood cells.
PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of CC-5013 in treating patients who require red blood cell transfusions for anemia caused by myelodysplastic syndrome associated with a cytogenetic abnormality.
- Determine the efficacy of CC-5013, in terms of hematological improvement, in patients with red blood cell transfusion-dependent low- or intermediate-risk myelodysplastic syndromes and a del(5)(q31q33) cytogenetic abnormality.
- Determine the safety of this drug in these patients.
OUTLINE: This is an open-label, multicenter study.
Patients receive oral CC-5013 on days 1-21. Treatment repeats every 28 days for up to 6 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 36 patients will be accrued for this study.
Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:45-0400
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