A Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Azacitidine Plus Best Supportive Care (BSC) Versus Placebo Plus BSC in Participants With International Prognostic Scoring System Revised (IPSS-R) Low- or Intermediate-risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) AZACITIDINE PLUS BEST SUPPORTIVE CARE

What's the purpose of this trial?

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of oral azacitidine in participants with low to intermediate International Prognostic Scoring System Revised (IPSS-R) myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).

This trial is currently open and accepting patients.

What will happen during the trial?

You may be able to join this trial if you:

The following criteria is a partial list of reasons why patients may be eligible to participate in this clinical trial. Further evaluation with a medical professional is required.

Inclusion Criteria:

• Participant has a documented diagnosis of MDS according to WHO 2016 classification that meets International Prognostic Scoring System Revised (IPSS-R) classification 17 of low- or intermediate-risk disease (IPSS-R score between 1.5 and 4.5).

MDS diagnosis, WHO classification, and IPSS-R risk classification will be prospectively determined by independent central pathology and cytogenetics review, and applicable central laboratory results.

• Participant must have an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0, 1, or 2.

Exclusion Criteria:

* Participants with prior malignancies must have an expected median life expectancy of at least 12 months at the time of inclusion and no active treatment of any sort for at least 24 weeks prior to randomization (including but not limited to immunotherapy or targeted therapy)
* Hypoplastic Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) with a marrow cellularity of ≤ 10%
* Participants diagnosed with MDS with excess blasts-2 (MDS-EB2)
* Prior treatment with azacitidine (any formulation), decitabine, or other hypomethylating agent

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria apply

Additional Trial Information

Phase 2/3

Enrollment: 230 patients (estimated)

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Trial Locations

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U of L - Brown Cancer Center University of Louisville Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY

Not Yet Accepting


Henry Ford Hospital

Detroit, MI

Open and Accepting

New York

Hematology-Oncology Associates of Central New York, PC

East Syracuse, NY

Open and Accepting


West Penn Hospital (Allegheny Health Network)

Pittsburgh, PA

Not Yet Accepting


MD Anderson Cancer Center The University of Texas

Houston, TX

Open and Accepting

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

Open and Accepting


Huntsman Cancer Institute University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Not Yet Accepting


Inova Schar Cancer Institute Inova Fairfax Hospital

Fairfax, VA

Open and Accepting
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