Published in Blood Weekly, November 2nd, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Thalidomide has shown promise for the treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome. The current prospective multicenter study examined the efficacy and toxicity of thalidomide in adult patients with myelodysplastic syndrome."
"Using the International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS), patients were stratified into 2 groups: favorable (IPSS score, 0-1.0) or unfavorable (IPSS score, 1.53.5)," explained A. Morenoaspitia and colleagues, Mayo Clinic. "Seventy-two patients (42 of whom were favorable and 30 of...
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