Are vitamin supplements beneficial for MDS treatment?
MDS experts, Dr Alan List and Dr David Sallman, describe the role of vitamin supplementation in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). They discuss the importance of eating a healthy diet, and the importance of avoiding iron supplements or iron-containing medications in order to prevent iron overload. Work with your health care team to determine which vitamins and supplements you can use safely.
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