Drs Garcia-Manero and Zeidan discuss the significance of efficacy and safety data from the COMMANDS trial in myelodysplastic syndrome, takeaways from the subgroup analyses, and expectations around treatment sequencing in the lower-risk population.
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In today’s episode, sponsored by Bristol Myers Squibb, Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD, and Amer Zeidan, MBBS, MHS, discussed important elements of the phase 3 COMMANDS trial (NCT03682536) in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).
Garcia-Manero is a professor in the Department of Leukemia, chief of the Section of Myelodysplastic Syndromes, deputy chair of Translational Research, and fellowship program director in the Division of Cancer Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Zeidan is an associate professor of internal medicine (hematology) at Yale School of Medicine; director of Early Therapeutics Research in Hematology, leader of the Clinical Research Team for Leukemias and Myeloid Malignancies, and interim chief of Hematologic Malignancies at Yale Cancer Center in New Haven, Connecticut.
In our exclusive interview, Drs Garcia-Manero and Zeidan discussed the significance of efficacy and safety data from the COMMANDS trial in MDS, takeaways from the subgroup analyses, and expectations around treatment sequencing in the lower-risk population.
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