MDACC Study No:2011-0660 ( NCT No: NCT01444742)
Title:Clofarabine plus Low-Dose Cytarabine for the Treatment of Patients with Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) who have been Relapsing after, or are Refractory to, Hypomethylator Therapy
Principal Investigator:Guillermo Garcia-Manero
Treatment Agent:Clofarabine; Cytarabine
Study Status:Closed
Study Description:The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if clofarabine when given
in combination with cytarabine can help to control MDS after the disease could
not be controlled with standard therapy. The safety of this treatment will also
be studied.

Clofarabine is designed to interfere with the growth and development of cancer

Cytarabine is designed to insert itself into DNA (the genetic material of
cells) of cancer cells and stop the DNA from repairing itself.
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Disease Group:Leukemia; Myeloproliferative Diseases
Phase of Study:Phase II
Treatment Agents:Clofarabine
Treatment Location:Only at MDACC
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Supported By:N/A
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Home Care:

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Physician Name:Guillermo Garcia-Manero
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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