Highlights from the SWG

  • Revision of the 2006 IWG criteria: paper published in Blood in November 2018: Proposals for revised IWG 2018 hematological response criteria in patients with MDS included in clinical trials
    • After first ideas and drafts in 2015 -> meeting of the initial steering committee members in Frankfurt
    • Following the initial meeting several more mature drafts were generated and circulated within the MDS community (in Europe and the US)
    • The final draft was submitted to Blood in August 2018 and published in November 2018 (PMID: 30404811)