CLINICAL TRIAL SUMMARY

MDACC Study No:2010-0041 (clinicaltrials.gov NCT No: NCT00940602)
Title:A multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of deferasirox in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (low/int-1risk) and transfusional iron overload (TELESTO)
Principal Investigator:Guillermo Garcia-Manero
Treatment Agent:Deferasirox
Study Status:Open
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to study the effectiveness of the
drug ExjadeŽ (deferasirox) in controlling MDS. Researchers will also study the
effect of the study drug/placebo on the heart, kidneys, and liver.

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Disease Group:Leukemia
Phase of Study:Phase III
Treatment Agents:Deferasirox
Treatment Location:Both at MDACC & and Other Sites
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Supported By:Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Physician Name:Guillermo Garcia-Manero
Dept:Leukemia
For Clinical Trial Enrollment:713-745-3428
For General Questions about Clinical Trials:800-392-1611 (in U.S.A.) 713-792-6161 (outside U.S.A.)


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