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The goal of this Pilot-study is to evaluate the response of unselected MDS patients to temsirolimus a drug approved for the treatment of renal cell cancer. It is planned to give temsirolimus at a weekly dose of 25 mg as intravenous infusion for a maximum duration of 12 months. Regular bone marrow biopsies are planned for controlling MDS response.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Klinikum Chemnitz Klinik für Innere Medizin III
Dresden University of Technology
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:05:57-0400
The purpose of this research study is to find out what effects, good and/or bad, erlotinib has on the patient and their myelodysplastic syndrome. Erlotinib has been approved by the Food an...
RATIONALE: Amifostine may improve blood counts in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome. PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of amifostine in treating patients with myelod...
This Study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of CDA-2 in the treatment of International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) Lower/Intermediate-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in Ch...
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of DN-101 (calcitriol) in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome who are dependent on repeat blood transfusions.
RATIONALE: Amifostine may be effective in helping blood counts return to normal in treating patients with myelodysplastic syndrome. PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of a...
Myelodysplastic syndromes are a group of hematopoietic stem cell diseases characterized by cytopenia(s), morphological dysplasia, and clonal hematopoiesis. In some patients, the cause of cytopenia(s) ...
Allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation is the only curative treatment for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). The molecular predictors of disease progression after transplantatio...
Dysregulated immune function in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) might lead to the development of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Serum interleukin-6 (IL-6) concentrations are increased in both RA and MDS pa...
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a heterogeneous malignant hematologic disease with median overall survival ranging from six months to more than ten years. Solid tumor rarely occurs in combination wi...
Exposures to DNA-damaging drugs and ionizing radiations increase risks of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).
Clonal myeloid disorders that possess both dysplastic and proliferative features but are not properly classified as either MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES or MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS.
A myelodysplastic-myeloproliferative disease characterized by monocytosis, increased monocytes in the bone marrow, variable degrees of dysplasia, but an absence of immature granulocytes in the blood.
Condition with a variable constellation of phenotypes due to deletion polymorphisms at chromosome location 22q11. It encompasses several syndromes with overlapping abnormalities including the DIGEORGE SYNDROME, VELOCARDIOFACIAL SYNDROME, and CONOTRUNCAL AMOMALY FACE SYNDROME. In addition, variable developmental problems and schizoid features are also associated with this syndrome. (From BMC Med Genet. 2009 Feb 25;10:16) Not all deletions at 22q11 result in the 22q11deletion syndrome.
Rare congenital disorder with multiple anomalies including: characteristic dysmorphic craniofacial features, musculoskeletal abnormalities, neurocognitive delay, and high prevalence of cancer. Germline mutations in H-Ras protein can cause Costello syndrome. Costello syndrome shows early phenotypic overlap with other disorders that involve MAP KINASE SIGNALING SYSTEM (e.g., NOONAN SYNDROME and cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome).
An autosomal dominant aneurysm with multisystem abnormalities caused by increased TGF-BETA signaling due to mutations in type I or II of TGF-BETA RECEPTOR. Additional craniofacial features include CLEFT PALATE; CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS; HYPERTELORISM; or bifid uvula. Phenotypes closely resemble MARFAN SYNDROME; Marfanoid craniosynostosis syndrome (Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome); and EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a health profession that links health sciences with chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of...
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Renal cell cancer (renal adenocarcinoma or hypernephroma) is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. More than 8 in every 10 (80%) kidney cancers diagnosed in the UK are this type. In renal cell cancer the cancerous cells start in the lini...
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