Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is the name of a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged. This damage leads to low numbers of one or more type of blood cells. If you (or a loved one) are worried about developing a myelodysplastic syndrome, have just been diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, the Detailed Guide or Overview can help you find the answers you need.
Circle Of Sharing™ helps cancer patients and their caregivers get personalized information about the disease, and share that information with family and friends.
Clinical trials are studies in which people volunteer to take part in tests of new drugs or procedures. Knowing all you can about clinical trials can help you feel better when deciding whether or not to take part in one.
Stem cell transplants are used to restore the stem cells when the bone marrow has been destroyed by disease, chemotherapy (chemo), or radiation.