Myeloid Neoplasia

Myeloid Neoplasia

A collection of features and news articles published in ASH Clinical News related to myeloid neoplasia.

Demystifying Epigenetics in Hematology

In the early 20th century, German researcher Theodor Boveri described the basic tenets of tumor biology: Cells can turn cancerous when they lose the...

Phase I Trial Shows Activity of Single-Agent Ivosidenib in IDH1-Mutated AML

Ivosidenib was safe and associated with remissions, transfusion independence, and molecular remissions in patients with relapsed or refractory IDH1-mutated acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according...

FDA Approves Second Filgrastim Biosimilar

Filgrastim-aafil received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), making it the second approved biosimilar version of filgrastim. The treatment was given...

European Commission Approves CPX-351 for Two Types of AML

The European Commission (EC) has approved CPX-351 for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia (t-AML) or acute myeloid...

Can Cytarabine Prevent Progression to Myeloid Leukemia in Children With Down Syndrome and Transient...

In pediatric patients with Down syndrome (DS) and transient myeloproliferative disorder (TMD), treatment with low-dose cytarabine lowered early mortality risk, compared with historical controls,...

Next Steps After TKIs for Patient With Chronic-Phase CML?

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about the next steps after TKIs for patient with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia. Disclaimer:...

FDA Approves Ivosidenib for Previously Treated, IDH1-Mutated AML

The FDA approved ivosidenib, a small-molecule IDH1 inhibitor, for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and an...

Next Steps After TKIs for Patient With Chronic-Phase CML?

This month, Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, discusses treatment for a patient with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) whose BCR/ABL transcript levels are rising. And don't...

APR-246 Plus Azacitidine Is Associated With High Response Rates in MDS and AML

In a small phase IB/II trial presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Hematology Association, all four evaluable patients with TP53-mutant myelodysplastic syndromes...
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Researchers Identify Cancer Gene Mutations Associated with Poor Outcomes in CML

Despite the good outcomes experienced by most patients with chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CP-CML) treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), a subset do not...
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Current Issue

October 2018, Volume 4, Issue 12

This issue features a look at the Right to Try debate, a breakdown of how epigenetics are used in hematology, and more.