Module 2. Diagnosis of MDS

What is genetic testing for MDS?

MDS experts, Dr Alan List and Dr David Sallman, describe the genetic tests that are used for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and provide an overview of cytogenetics, fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH), mutation testing, and next generation sequencing. These tests provide important MDS diagnostic and prognostic information.
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Animation - Diagnosis of MDS
1. Animation - Diagnosis of MDS
Slide Show - Diagnosis of MDS
2. Slide Show - Diagnosis of MDS

Expert Videos

How is MDS diagnosed?
3. How is MDS diagnosed?
What is involved in screening for MDS?
4. What is involved in screening for MDS?
What is genetic testing for MDS?
5. What is genetic testing for MDS?
What are the clinical features and symptoms of MDS?
6. What are the clinical features and symptoms of MDS?
What are the overlap syndromes that have features of MDS?
7. What are the overlap syndromes that have features of MDS?
What is the prognostic classification of MDS?
8. What is the prognostic classification of MDS?

Patient Videos

George's story: How was your MDS diagnosed?
9. George's story: How was your MDS diagnosed?

This educational activity has been developed by
the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, Inc and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by charitable grants from Celgene Corporation, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, and Takeda Oncology.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.