for people ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
at La Jolla, California and other locations
study started
estimated completion:



This is a study to evaluate PF-04449913 (an inhibitor of the Hedgehog pathway) in Acute Myeloid Leukemia and high-risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome in combination with standard agents used to treat these diseases.

Official Title

A Phase 1b/2 Study To Evaluate The Safety And Efficacy Of Pf-04449913, An Oral Hedgehog Inhibitor, In Combination With Intensive Chemotherapy, Low Dose Ara-c Or Decitabine In Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Or High-risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome


Acute Myeloid Leukemia Hedgehog Inhibitor Myelodysplastic syndrome Intensive chemotherapy LDAC glasdegib Leukemia Leukemia, Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute Myelodysplastic Syndromes Preleukemia Cytarabine Decitabine Azacitidine Daunorubicin PF-04449913 Low dose ARA-C (LDAC)


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • Patients with AML or RAEB 2 High Risk MDS who are newly diagnosed according to the WHO 2008 Classification and previously untreated.
  • Patients with AML (arising from an antecedent hematologic disease [AHD]) or MDS who may have had one prior regimen with commercially available agents for the treatment of their prior hematologic disease. The patients may not have had a prior therapy for their AML.
  • AML patients include de novo AML, AML evolving from MDS or other AHD and AML after previous cytotoxic therapy or radiation (secondary AML)
  • For a diagnosis of AML, a bone marrow blast count of 20% or more is required.
  • For a diagnosis of high-risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome RAEB 2 the patient must have 10-19% bone marrow blasts
  • Adequate Organ Function
  • ECOG Performance Status 0, 1, or 2

You CAN'T join if...

  • AML M3 Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) or patients with a t(9:22) cytogenetic translocation.
  • Patients with known active uncontrolled central nervous system (CNS) leukemia.


  • UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center - Investigational Drug Services
    La Jolla California 92037-0845 United States
  • UC San Diego Medical Center - La Jolla
    La Jolla California 92037 United States
  • UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
    La Jolla California 92093-0698 United States
  • UC San Diego Medical Center - Hillcrest
    San Diego California 92103 United States


in progress, not accepting new patients
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