REVLIMID is an immunomodulatory agent being studied in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes [MDS]. MDS are a group of malignancies affecting hematopoietic stem cells, the immature blood cells of the bone marrow. Patients affected will exhibit a high number of immature blood cells, and a low concentration of mature red blood cells.
In the current phase 2 study REVLIMID showed a hematologic response, and a high level of cytogenetic activity.
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