This animation explains the current treatment approaches for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Treatment options are grouped into 3 main types: observation, supportive care, and disease-modifying treatment. The animation also describes the goals of treatment for low-risk versus high-risk MDS, as well as clinical trials.
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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.