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Survival in MDS Equivalent With Reduced-Intensity Conditioning

Patients with myelodysplastic syndrome undergoing a reduced –intensity conditioning regimen prior to allogeneic stem-cell transplantation had similar 2-year survival outcomes as patients who underwent myeloablative conditioning.
Source: CancerNetwork - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Hematologic Malignancies Myelodysplastic Syndromes News Source Type: news

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• Improving IPSS-R before transplant did not translate into better survival outcome.• Blast count pre-transplant was highly predictive of post-transplant outcome.• Survival outcome was affected by cytogenetic at diagnosis and the status of cGVHD.
Source: Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research
Conditions:   Transplant-Related Hematologic Malignancy;   Leukemia, Acute;   Myelodysplastic Syndromes;   Graft Vs Host Disease;   Fungal Infection Interventions:   Drug: Conditioning treatment " Thiotepa-Treosulfan-Fludarabine " ;   Procedure: PBSC graft;   Drug: GvHD prophylaxis;   Drug: Primary antifungal prophylaxis Sponsor:   Ciceri Fabio Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Transplant-Related Hematologic Malignancy;   Leukemia, Acute;   Myelodysplastic Syndromes;   Graft Vs Host Disease;   Fungal Infection Interventions:   Drug: Conditioning treatment " Thiotepa-Treosulfan-Fludarabine " ;   Procedure: PBSC graft;   Drug: GvHD prophylaxis;   Drug: Primary antifungal prophylaxis Sponsor:   Ciceri Fabio Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Transplant-Related Hematologic Malignancy;   Leukemia, Acute;   Myelodysplastic Syndromes;   Graft Vs Host Disease;   Fungal Infection Interventions:   Drug: Conditioning treatment " Thiotepa-Treosulfan-Fludarabine " ;   Procedure: PBSC graft;   Drug: GvHD prophylaxis;   Drug: Primary antifungal prophylaxis Sponsor:   Ciceri Fabio Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Transplant-Related Hematologic Malignancy;   Leukemia, Acute;   Myelodysplastic Syndromes;   Graft Vs Host Disease;   Fungal Infection Interventions:   Drug: Conditioning treatment " Thiotepa-Treosulfan-Fludarabine " ;   Procedure: PBSC graft;   Drug: GvHD prophylaxis;   Drug: Primary antifungal prophylaxis Sponsor:   Ciceri Fabio Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Transplant-Related Hematologic Malignancy;   Leukemia, Acute;   Myelodysplastic Syndromes;   Graft Vs Host Disease;   Fungal Infection Interventions:   Drug: Conditioning treatment " Thiotepa-Treosulfan-Fludarabine " ;   Procedure: PBSC graft;   Drug: GvHD prophylaxis;   Drug: Primary antifungal prophylaxis Sponsor:   Ciceri Fabio Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSION: Overall, this study suggests that high-risk MDS is responsive to NK cell therapy and supports the use of haploidentical NK cell infusions as a bridge to HSCT in refractory patients. Objective clinical responses and reduction of high-risk clones was associated with detectable donor-derived NK cells, immunoediting of residual blast cells, and less pronounced host immune activation. PMID: 29444931 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Cancer Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin Cancer Res Source Type: research
Splicing factor mutations are characteristic of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and related myeloid neoplasms and implicated in their pathogenesis, but their roles in the development of MDS have not been fully elucidated. In the present study, we investigated the consequence of mutant Srsf2 expression using newly generated Vav1-Cre–mediated conditional knockin mice. Mice carrying a heterozygous Srsf2 P95H mutation showed significantly reduced numbers of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) and differentiation defects both in the steady-state condition and transplantation settings. Srsf2-mutated hematopoiet...
Source: Blood - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Hematopoiesis and Stem Cells, Myeloid Neoplasia Source Type: research
High-dose chemotherapy with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT) can produce long-term remission in patients with higher risk myelodysplastic syndromes (HR-MDS) and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). However, this treatment regimen is not appropriate for elderly and/or comorbid patients; in these cases, azacitidine is a standard treatment. This systematic review was conducted to evaluate real-world evidence of treatment options for patients with HR-MDS/CMML.
Source: Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
High-dose chemotherapy with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT) can produce long-term remission in patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (HR-MDS) and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). However, this treatment regimen is not appropriate for elderly and/or comorbid patients; in these cases, azacitidine is a standard treatment. This systematic review was conducted to evaluate real-world evidence of treatment options for patients with HR-MDS/CMML. Medline and Embase (January 2006 to May 2016) were searched, in addition to conference proceedings and treatment guideline reviews.
Source: Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
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