MDS experts, Dr Alan List and Dr David Sallman, describe the common treatment options for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). The treatments discussed are: supportive care, therapies that help improve blood counts, disease-modifying treatment, high dose chemotherapy, and blood and marrow transplant (BMT). You might have some or all of these treatments, depending on your MDS type and risk category.
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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.
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