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Bone Marrow Disease(s): 
  • myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)

Lenalidomide is a capsule that is taken by mouth. It is approved for treating low-risk, transfusion-dependent myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) patients with an abnormality of chromosome 5q. It is currently in clinical trials to test its efficacy with a broader range of MDS patients. For some MDS patients, lenalidomide can improve anemia and reduce or eliminate the need for blood transfusions.

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