MDS & Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

MDS & Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

A collection of features and news articles published in ASH Clinical News related to myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative neoplasms.


Estimated Prevalence of JAK2 V617F Mutations High in General Danish Population

The driver mutation JAK2 V617F and Calreticulin (CALR) mutations constitute major diagnostic criteria of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), and, while JAK2 V617F has been detected...

FDA Approves Fedratinib for Myelofibrosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved fedratinib to treat intermediate-2 or high-risk primary or secondary (post-polycythemia vera or post-essential thrombocythemia) myelofibrosis. Previously,...

Evaluating Risk of Developing Second Cancers in Patients With Ph-Negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

According to results from a nested case-control study, patients with Philadelphia chromosome (Ph)–negative myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are at an increased risk of developing secondary...
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Exploring New Settings for Tagraxofusp: CMML and Myelofibrosis

In late 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved tagraxofusp-erzs for the treatment of adults and children with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm,...

Tagraxofusp Leads to High Response Rates in Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm

Ninety percent of patients with previously untreated blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) responded to treatment with tagraxofusp, a CD123-targeted agent previously known as...
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Evaluating PRM-151 in Patients With Myelofibrosis Resistant or Intolerant to Ruxolitinib

According to results from a double-blind, phase II study, PRM-151 improved bone marrow fibrosis grade, transfusion dependence, and symptoms in a cohort of patients...
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Exploring Safety and Efficacy of 5F9 and Azacitidine in AML and MDS

Watch our interview with David Sallman, MD.In initial results from a phase Ib trial presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual...

Naveen Pemmaraju: A New Option for Myelofibrosis?

Naveen Pemmaraju, MD, discusses results from a phase I/II trial of tagraxofusp in patients with relapsed/refractory myelofibrosis, a disease with only one approved treatment option.
David Sallman, MD

David Sallman: Early Results of 5F9 in AML and MDS

David Sallman, MD, discusses the initial results seen in a phase Ib trial of the anti-CD47 antibody 5F9 in patients with acute myeloid leukemia...

Five Decades of Experience With MPNs: Characterizing Survival and Outcomes

A report based on data from more than 3,000 patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) evaluated at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, over 50...

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September 2019, Volume 5, Issue 11

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