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Safety of Lenalidomide and Markers for Disease Progression in Patients With International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) Low- or Intermediate-1 Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) With Isolated del5q

2014-08-27 03:15:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of lenalidomide and markers for disease progression in the treatment of IPSS low- or intermediate-1 risk MDS with isolated del5q.

Description

Lenalidomide has been successfully used in patients with MDS in several studies. A small proportion of patients with MDS and del(5q) developed leukemia while treated with Lenalidomide. Up to now it is unknown what patients are at risk to progress while being treated with Lenalidomid. Therefore it is planned to examine not only the traditional clinical parameters like disease status and proportion of blasts, but also cytogenetic findings, gene expression, antiangiogenic effect, marrow fibrosis, mesenchymal stem cell as well as mitochondrial DNA mutation at baseline and in the course of the study performed by central laboratories. Moreover, long-term data are required, e.g., with regard to the development of AML. Therefore, it is planned to collect data from all patients with MDS and del 5q (isolated, blast count <5%) in whom treatment with lenalidomide is the best therapeutic option according to the investigator's assessment in a structured fashion.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Intervention

Lenalidomide

Location

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin
Berlin
Germany
12203

Status

Recruiting

Source

Gesellschaft fur Medizinische Innovation – Hamatologie und Onkologie mbH

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:25-0400

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