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Bone Marrow Transplant

Allogeneic HCT Compared to Chemotherapy in Older AML Patients (2368)
Feasibility and Outcomes of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) Compared to Conventional Therapy for Older and Medically Infirm Patients Diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes: A Prospective Observational Study
Status Conditions Phase Study ID
Recruiting Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
N/A 2368

The purpose of this study is to compare treatment methods and outcomes of patients diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).

Mohamed Sorror, MD, MSc
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance 800-804-8824  
Eligibility Criteria (must meet the following to participate in this study)
  • Patients with new diagnoses of non-M3 AML or high-risk MDS who present for AML-like treatment that could plausibly produce a complete remission (CR); for example intensive induction chemotherapy, low dose single agent chemotherapy, hypo-methylation agent, or a similar therapy
  • Explicitly intend to establish follow-up care at one of the collaborating institutions.
  • Patients of ≥18 years of age and are being treated by the adult AML service.
  • Able to read and speak English.
  • Willing and able to provide informed consent.
Exclusions (conditions that would prevent participation in this study)
  • Patients of ≤17 years of age or who are ≥18 and receive treatment under the pediatric AML service.
  • Patients older than 80 years
  • Patients with <6 months projected survival due to active second malignancy or other medical problem.

Other exclusion criteria may apply.

Last Updated
July 21, 2014
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