Expert Video - What are mutation-driven MDS treatments?

MDS expert Rafael Bejar, MD, PhD, explains how mutation-driven treatments for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) target changes on specific genes such as IDH1 or IDH2. Other examples include the use of lenalidomide, chromosome deletions in 5q as potential drivers for treatment, and treatments targeted to mutations in the gene FLT3 are present.

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This educational activity has been developed by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, Inc. and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Acceleron Pharma, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and Takeda Oncology.

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