Results of a randomized study of the JAK inhibitor ruxolitinib (INC424) versus best available therapy (BAT) in primary myelofibrosis (PMF), post-polycythemia vera-myelofibrosis (PPV-MF) or post-essential thrombocythemia-myelofibrosis (PET-MF).

LBA6501 Background: MF, a myeloproliferative neoplasm characterized by dysregulation of the JAK pathway, is associated with splenomegaly, constitutional symptoms and reduced lifespan. Ruxolitinib is a potent and selective JAK1 and JAK2 inhibitor. METHODS COMFORT-II, a randomized (2:1) phase III study, compared the efficacy and safety of ruxolitinib PO BID… CONTINUE READING